TMC to approach Election Commission over PM Modi’s pic on Covid-19 vaccination docs

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The Trinamool Congress will approach the Election Commission in reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s picture getting used on digital Covid-19 vaccination certificates given to beneficiaries, get together MP Derek O’Brien mentioned.

Derek questioned whether or not this was in violation of the mannequin code of conduct after dates for Assembly elections in 4 states and a Union Territory had been introduced.

“Election declared. PM photo still brazenly appearing on #COVID19 documents. Trinamool @AITCofficial taking up strongly with Election Commission @ECISVEEP,” he tweeted.

According to TMC sources, the get together will attraction to the ballot panel to delete the image from the Covid-19 vaccination paperwork. PM Modi’s picture seems on the backside of the certificates issued to vaccine recepients.

Derek on Tuesday additionally questioned the Central authorities’s determination of merging the Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV channels right into a single model referred to as Sansad TV. In a tweet, Derek mentioned that the merging of LSTV and RSTV raises questions.

Then, the Trinamool chief posed 4 questions: “Does it help Parliament function as an ‘institution of accountability’? Will it limit access to live telecast? MPs have limited airtime to raise issues? Will they find new ways to get heard?”

According to an official authorities order, dated March 1, Retired IAS Officer Ravi Capoor has been appointed CEO of Sansad TV for a interval of 1 12 months.

“Consequent upon the joint decision of Honourable Chairman Rajya Sabha and the Honourable Speaker Lok Sabha, to merge RSTV and LSTV into SANSAD Television (SANSAD TV), Shri Ravi Capoor, IAS (1986: Assam-Meghalaya) (Retd.) has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, SANSAD TV, on a contract basis, for a period of one year with immediate effect or until further orders whichever is earlier. The Terms and Conditions related to his appointment will be issued separately,” the order learn.