Mamata Banerjee biopic: EC seeks report from West Bengal poll officer after BJP complains about film's release during LS polls

The BJP had approached the Election Commission seeking a ban on the release of the Mamata Banerjee biopic till the Lok Sabha election is over.

Press Trust of India April 19, 2019 08:47:45 IST
Mamata Banerjee biopic: EC seeks report from West Bengal poll officer after BJP complains about film's release during LS polls
  • The BJP had approached the poll panel seeking a ban on the release of the movie till the election process is over

  • The biopic titled Baghini is slated to release on 3 May

  • The BJP has also asked the poll body to review the alleged biopic on the Trinamool Congress supremo

New Delhi: The Election Commission has sought a report from the West Bengal chief electoral officer on an alleged biopic on chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mamata Banerjee biopic EC seeks report from West Bengal poll officer after BJP complains about films release during LS polls

File image of Mamata Banerjee. PTI

The biopic titled Baghini is slated to release on 3 May.

The BJP had approached the poll panel seeking a ban on the release of the movie till the election process is over.

The BJP has also asked the poll body to review the alleged biopic on the Trinamool Congress supremo.

The last of the seven phases of the Lok Sabha election will be held on May 19 and counting will be done on 23 May.

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