Election Commission issues notice to makers of PM Narendra Modi’s biopic seek comments on delaying release

New Delhi: The Election Commission would seek comments from the makers of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modion the Opposition’s demand to postpone its release till the Lok Sabha elections get over.

The film is slated for release on April 5. The Delhi chief electrical officer had already issued a notice to the producers in this regard. “Since parties had approached the EC, it will also issue a notice,” a functionary said. The EC would seek their comments on delaying the release.

On March 20, East Delhi Returning Officer K Mahesh suo motu issued notices to the production house and music company behind the film “PM Narendra Modi” and two leading newspapers for publishing advertisements of the film. Opposition parties have alleged that the film is violative of the model code and would act like an advertisement for the BJP.


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