Bhopal: The Election Commission (EC) in Madhya Pradesh has banned the ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ advertisement of the Congress party and ordered an end to its broadcast. The joint Chief Election Officer issued Wednesday a notice to all the state district officers stating that the media certification and inspection committee has cancelled the ad certification and it should be discontinued.
The Bharatiya Janata Party had earlier complained to the CEO, VL Kantarao stating that the ad was offensive and defamatory in nature. Kantarao then asked the Congress to discontinue the ad before banning it. He also issued a notice to the Congress regarding the advertisement.