BJP has booked all chartered planes for Lok Sabha election campaigns, none left for us: Congress

The senior Congres leader alleged that there was an "unequal competition" between the BJP and other parties, as all the resources were with the ruling party.

Published: 22nd January 2019 10:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd January 2019 10:54 PM   |  A+A-

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma (File photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: As parties gear up for Lok Sabha poll campaign, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma Tuesday said the BJP has booked all chartered planes, leaving his party struggling to get some.

The senior Congres leader alleged that there was an "unequal competition" between the BJP and other parties, as all the resources were with the ruling party.

"The BJP has booked all the chartered planes for their Lok Sabha poll campaign. We are not getting any and we are struggling to get some planes," he told reporters.

Sharma said the ruling party has spent over Rs 4,000 crore on publicity and advertisements, which he said was more than that spent by multinational companies like Netflix, Amazon and Unilever.

He said that such spending on government's publicity was also being done through public sector undertakings.

"But still we would defeat them (BJP) with the love and support of people of the country," he claimed.

Sharma heads the party's publicity committee for the Lok Sabha elections.

Sources said the grand old party would launch its poll campaign by the second half of February.

It will reach out to voters through both the conventional and new media.

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  • N G NILESHWAR

    You can hire planes from outside India
    1 month ago reply
  • nitin

    Ask sonia Gandhi as she will arrange few more chattered planes from Italy by spending money collected from corruption n scams.
    1 month ago reply
  • bharat kapoor

    ''love and support of people'' for the Dynasty!
    1 month ago reply
  • Subash

    Reachh early and capture the votes!
    1 month ago reply
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