New Delhi: Today on 24th April, it was seen that a complaint by the Former CPM General Secretary- Prakash Karat filed against the Trinamool Congress- TMC leader Derek O’Brien for his showing a “morphed” picture in which the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was shown offering sweet to the senior CPI- M leader.
Moreover, while preferring his allegations against the TMC leader- O’Brien, he appeared telling media that the “Trinamool Congress has resorted to a very low level tactic by presenting a morphed picture of me and Shri Rajnath Singh. I have had no opportunity to meet Rajnath Singh, but this has been done to politically defame me and my party and show me in bad light among the people.”
Moreover, he also said that the said picture which according to him is “fabricated picture” is a patent case, where the alleged leader in his opinion posted the same on the website, and as such the complainant leader from CPM claimed that it is coming under the cyber office and “I have lodged a complaint with the Delhi police to proceed against Derek O’Brien under the relevant laws.”
Moreover, it was also seen meanwhile, that the CPI leader- D. Raja has also stated that this incident shows that the party which is led by Mamta Banerjee- the Chief Minister of West Bengal is desperate and afraid of defeat in the assembly polls. Also, the said CPI leader also found asking the Election Commission to take the cognizance of this issue.
Yesterday, on 23rd April, the said TMC leader- O’ Brien had stated in the press conference that two videos of the Congress vice- president- Rahul Gandhi’s speeches and four photographs, in which the one which is showing the Union Home Minister Singh offering sweet to the Former CPM General Secretary- Karat shown.
Moreover, later it was shown that the said photograph was showed by O’Brien was turned out to be “photoshopped” as the Bhartiya Janata party later disclosed the “real picture” in which the Union Home Minister- Singh was offered sweet to Prime Minister- Modi.
And then the TMC has admitted its mistake and removed the said controversial photograph from its website.