CPM Files Case Against TMC over Morphed Pic
Trinamool had released a photoshopped image of Union Minister Rajnath Singh offering sweets to CPM leader Prakash Karat
Kolkata: The CP M on Sunday filed a complaint against Trinamool Congress national spokesperson Derek O’ Brien with the Delhi police forreleasingamorphedphotograph during a press conference in Delhi showing Union minister Rajnath Singh offering sweets to former CPM secretary Prakash Karat. Brien held a press conference in DelhionSaturdaytoreleasethephotograph. Filing the complaint with Mandir Marg police station in the capitalonSunday,theCPMdemand- ed adequate action against the TrinamoolCongressMPandparty’s national spokesperson Brien. CPM has said that the photo shopped im- a g e was a l s o u p l o a d e d o n Trinamool’s Facebook post.
Thepartyhasalsofiledacomplaint with the cyber crime section of the Kolkata Police on Sunday.
“The move was not only a clear attempt to defame the party but also to bring disrepute to Karat in the eyes of the people,” the CPIM has said in a statement.The original picture, however, showed Rajnath was offering sweets to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Derek on Saturday, had apologised for posting the photograph, which wasremovedfrom thepartywebsite and its Facebook post.