He also questioned why the Chief Election Commission was not taking any action against the BJP.

“Using Bhagwan Ram's image as a Backdrop for Election is not only a violation of EC guide line but violation of People's Representation Act,” Digvijay tweeted on Friday.

“Why is CEC not acting against BJP? Notice to the Faizabad BJP candidate is not enough,” he added.

While addressing his first rally in Ayodhya on May 6, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had over and over again cited Lord Ram’s name during his speech.

Portrait of the Hindu god was positioned at the background of the stage from where he was addressing the rally.

A notice was issued to BJP’s Faizabad candidate Lallu Singh by the Election Commission for putting on show religious images in a bid to influence a certain religion.

With regard to this issue, Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha had said influencing voters of a particular caste or community through such means are violation of the Representation of the People Act and Model Code of Conduct.

However, the ruling Congress party was not satisfied with just a notice being served.

Meanwhile, according to reports in the media, the chief priest of the Ramjanmabhoomi temple in Ayodhya, Acharya Satyendra Das, had also criticised BJP’s rally as ‘an unethical drama’ and condemned the Gujarat Chief Minister for misusing Lord Ram in a bid to achieve electoral profits.


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