February 11, 2019 —
CM Arvind Kejriwal & Aam Aadmi Party has been hit by yet another scam. Many people are calling it a marketing gimmick in the election time. This time it’s not about any rigged Electronic Voting Machines(EVMs). Also, it is not about any criminal conspiracy or corruption scandal that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants to bust.
Since the onset of the election time in India, a large number of people in Delhi have been receiving scam calls. The callers claim to be a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Further, they are telling people that their names have been deleted from the voter list by the BJP. They also go out to say that the total no. of deleted names totals to around 30 lakh. The concerned authorities are investigating the matter.
Voice Recording Shared ByBhartiya Janata Party
The official twitter handle of BJP shared a voice recording which has been making rounds over the internet.
This call was recorded by one of our well wishers. Several people in Delhi have received such misleading calls.
EC must take note of this gross violation by AAP and Shri Arvind Kejriwal.
— BJP (@BJP4India) February 11, 2019
Response Of Election Commission To The Scam Calls
The people have shared their dissent widely over social media. In response to the huge complaints, the Election Commission Of India has written to the Commissioner Of Delhi Police to investigate this matter.
In response to this, the Election Commission has issued a notice to the public. The notice states that there is no authority other than the concerned official in the Election Commission that can delete or add any name in the electoral list.
Many other people have shared their experiences about such scam calls.
A large no. of people have shared their communications with the scammers on twitter. Some others have shared stories of family members been scammed. A few people seem to be tired of these political games in the Election Time.
कुछ दिन पहले माताजी के फ़ोन की घंटी बजी –
“हम आम आदमी पार्टी से बोल रहे हैं. BJP ने आपका नाम वोटर लिस्ट से कटवा दिया है. हमने फिर जुड़वा दिया है.” नाम कटा ही नहीं तो दोबारा जुड़ेगा कैसे..!!! इलेक्शन कमिशन के नाम पर खुलेआम फ़्रॉड कौन खेल रहा है @DelhiPolice
— Manak Gupta (@manakgupta) February 11, 2019
DESPERATE TIMES DESPERATE MEASURES
After creating fake voter IDs, they are spreading rumours of names being cut from voter lists
EC has written to Police Commissioner against fake calls being made by AAP
— Archie (@archu243) February 11, 2019
— Deepak Arora (@iAroraDeepak) February 11, 2019
CM Arvind Kejriwal & Aam Aadmi Party hits another low in politics by spreading rumors of cutting voters names from list.
After creating fake voter IDs, this is their new low in politics.Don't fall for it!#KejriwalMakingFakeCallspic.twitter.com/1dHUGZVKfO
— Geetika Swami (@SwamiGeetika) February 11, 2019
#KejriwalMakingFakeCalls @ArvindKejriwal my family has also recd such calls, wherein the lady insists that her info reg our deletion from electoral roll was correct, not the website. Such cockiness in her tone…. What r u upto Mr Kejriwal?
— deepti agrawal (@drajgd) February 11, 2019
— Vikash Singh 🇮🇳 (@iSinghVikash) February 11, 2019
Slowly, the hashtag
#kejriwalmakingfakecalls became a trend on Indian Twitter.
Whoever is behind all this is spamming common people and they are getting tired of these political gimmicks before elections. The complaints have reached the concerned authorities. We hope the pre-election phase will not be used to waste the time of the hardworking Indians.