Election Commission orders to cover up big images of political leaders in public places
March 12, 2014 - Hyderabad
State Election Commissioner Bhanwar Lal said that except the statues of Mahatma Gandhi, all statues of political leaders and party symbols in the State remain covered till the end of Lok Sabha elections.
Bhanwar Lal said that orders have been issued to the State to cover the statues of political leaders like NT Rama Rao, Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy. He said that the Election Commission ordered such statues cut-outs, or big pictures so that they would influence the voters in favour of a particular political party.