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'Modi's holographic imaging costly gimmick'

Ahmedabad, Nov 19, 2012, DHNS:

Opposition parties in Gujarat on Monday claimed that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had spent several crores on making the virtual 3D avtar and sought intervention by the Election Commission.

Modi addressed first of its kind election rally through the revolutionary three dimensional holographic projection technology on Sunday. As he spoke from his home at Gandhinagar, his party workers watched it through the technology simultaneously in four different cities.
But the novel campaigning technique had been questioned by the opposition, who accuse the Chief Minister of being extravagant. of extravagance.

Former Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, who recently launched his own political outfit to contest the forthcoming elections, claimed the event had cost over Rs 200 crore.
He described the event as a desperate attempt by Modi and the BJP to woo voters as they find themselves in the losing position.


Unfazed by the criticism, the BJP refused to reveal the sums spent on Modi’s new campaign.  
The chief minister is known to introduce novel features to his campaigns. In 2007, the Modi masks created frenzy among­ his followers, and he hopes the virtual image will do the trick this time.

State Congress president Arjun Modhvadiya even called for the Election Commission’s intervention to force the BJP  to reveal the amount spent on the event.

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