Edited By: Revathi Hariharan
Last Updated: February 03, 2023, 12:18 IST
Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya has been accused of breaking the regulation by portray his occasion emblem on the partitions of homes within the metropolis. He is accused of violating BBMP’s Advertisement By-laws (2006) by an area political occasion – Bengaluru NavaNirmana (BNP).
According to BNP, regardless of an order by the Karnataka High Court prohibiting portray on partitions as an outside media commercial, Surya not solely painted the partitions of houses with the BJP emblem, but additionally went forward and shared footage of it on his official Instagram deal with.
“As part of the Vijay Sankalpa Abhiyan, I had the opportunity to wall paint our party’s logo in Jayanagar today,” the Bengaluru MP posted on his Instagram account in January, sharing a video of him doing the identical.
Another video shared by Surya confirmed him and different occasion leaders strolling throughout the streets of Bengaluru, spray portray the partitions of homes with the BJP occasion emblem.
According to the BNP, comparable work had been additionally noticed in different areas together with Begur – a city situated off the Bengaluru-Hosur freeway.
“No person or party can deface public property. It’s against court orders. Why, despite being aware of BJP leader Tejasvi Surya painting BJP logos on city walls, has BBMP not initiated any action against him? We demand action without fear or favour,” BNP posted on Twitter.
According to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) commercial by-laws (2006), – No particular person shall use ‘Wall Painting’ as an outside media within the metropolis of Bengaluru with out legitimate permission from the Commissioner of BBMP, besides within the prescribed ‘D’ zone as per situations prescribed by the Council on this regard.
The BBMP took discover after the BNP demanded motion from the civic physique. Jayaram Raipura, BBMP Zonal Commissioner (South), informed The Hindu, “I have information about this. It is illegal, and action will be taken against the people who have painted on public walls.”
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