Alappuzha: Congress leader Kodikunnil Suresh MP, who is the Mavelikara candidate of the UDF for the April 10 Lok Sabha elections, has approached the Election Commission over malicious campaign against him in the social media.
Suresh filed a complaint with the Alappuzha district collector who is the district’s chief electoral officer, against those who spread morphed images of him to malign his character through social networking sites.
The complaint is under the consideration of the media watch department of the commission.
Suresh has said that some miscreants are indulged in a maligning campaign against him posting morphed pictures of him with actress Shalu Menon, who is an accused in the solar scam case.
He demands a case be filed according to the IT Act against those people.
Suresh had filed his nomination from Mavelikara on Monday for the April 10 Lok Sabha elections in Kerala.
The last date for filing of nominations is March 22 and the scrutiny will take place on March 24. The last date for withdrawing nominations is March 26.