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After Sharing Wrong Images, BJP Now Says Congress Used Photoshop to Fool People of Karnataka

The BJP "chargesheet" was released by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar who is overseeing the Karnataka election campaign for the party. It has pictures of public infrastructure in bad shape. But a picture of a garbage heap is actually from Nepal and a potholed road is from Mizoram.

Deepa Balakrishnan | News18.comdeepab18

Updated:March 3, 2018, 8:30 PM IST
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After Sharing Wrong Images, BJP Now Says Congress Used Photoshop to Fool People of Karnataka
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Bengaluru: The BJP in Karnataka was left red faced after it was brought to notice that it shared photoshopped pictures from Mizoram and Nepal claiming that they are from Bengaluru in its "chargesheet" against the ruling Congress.

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The BJP "chargesheet" was released by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar who is overseeing the Karnataka election campaign for the party. It has pictures of public infrastructure in bad shape. But a picture of a garbage heap is actually from Nepal and a potholed road is from Mizoram.

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Not one to shy away, the BJP now claims that the Congress government in Karnataka resorted to fake images from USA and Turkey to hide their failures. The pictures were shared on Twitter by Balaji Srinivas, who is State Convener, BJP Karnataka Social Media cell.




Balaji alleged that Congress government in the state used Turkey solar plant to advertise their solar project. He said that Congress was using “photoshop to fool people”.




Some netizens have already pointed it out calling the BJP a Photoshop party. According to BJP sources, the national leadership has taken the state leaders concerned to task following the faux pas.

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Previously, the BJP social media cell had shared picture of a potholed road from Mumbai claiming that it was from Bengaluru. It had led to a huge fight between the Congress and the BJP.

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This "chargesheet" is a brochure the BJP released three days back on government failure in Bangalore.

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