The Opposition BJP was today forced to made clarification that it had not released any list of candidates following leakage of election list in the social media about party candidates who could be in the fray for upcoming Assembly election. The Party State President Satpal Singh Sati said in a press statement that a complaint was lodged in Cyber Crime Cell Shimla today as a list of candidates having name of 68 candidates of BJP went viral in the social media without any official release from its state officials.
It is worthwhile to mention that after a week of leakage of this lists BJP was facing the wrath of its rank and files as some Congress leader was also figure in the lists including Transport Minister .G.S.Bali. Responding to reply of media persons recently Mr. G.S. Bali said that BJP national president Amit Shah has denied of any such lists. Mr. Sati said that this lists was shared on the social networking sites and party was forced to lodged a complaint in the cyber cell as it was creating confusion among the common men. He said that party has never release any lists and the list found in the social media is fake.
The party would not hesitate to take stringent action on its own party officer bearers and workers if they would found indulged in uploading and sharing of this list. The complaint was lodged by the IT wing state convener Ravi Rana taking strong cognizance if this list. Mr. Sati warned that the action would be taken against the responsible under the various section of IT Act . Taking a precautionary measure for the future party social media has decided to form five member committee to apprising the party president about uploading of false information on the social media.