Paytm, Reliance Jio apologised for PM’s picture in advertisement

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Mar 2017 09:03:58


Delhi Bureau,

NEW DELHI,

Mar 10,

PAYTM and Reliance Jio have tendered apologies for using pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their advertisements without prior permission, the Government told Rajya Sabha.

“Paytm and Reliance Jio have apologised for their inadvertent mistake,” C R Chaudhary, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food, Public Distribution, said. The Department of Consumer Affairs had sought clarification for the use of Modi’s photograph in companies’ full-page advertisements.