Lucknow: The Congress leader Rama Shankar Shukla has been come to the police radar for his poster appeared in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh. The poster has been portraying Congress President Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Ravana.
An FIR has been lodge against Shukla by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Surya Prakash Tiwari. As per the reports, the poster was witnessed at the Gauriganj railway station on 14 December, a day before Rahul’s visit to the city.
In the poster Rahul was seen carrying a bow and an arrow, pointing towards Prime Minister Modi. Reportedly, the inscription on the poster states Rahul Gandhi an incarnation of Lord Rama who will bring ‘Ram Rajya’ in 2019 by winning the General Election and defeating ‘Ravan’ PM Modi.
However, the poster is said to be displayed by a local named Abhay Shukla who has no connection with the political party. When asked he said, “Prime Minister Modi promised us to bring black money back that is stashed abroad, but nothing happened. All the promises made by him were lies. We believe that in 2019, Rahul Gandhi will become the Prime Minister of the county and fulfill all the promises.”
Meanwhile, the district Congress party denied putting up the poster or any link with Shukla.