AAP government spent Rs 15 crore on advertising in three months


New Delhi.  Delhi’s AAP government has spent around Rs 15 crore in print media advertising during the period of 91 days until May 11, disclosed by a RTI reply. An interesting thing came to know by the information under RTI that publications of Kerala, Karnataka, Orissa and Tamil Nadu received funds from government to advertise.

Advocate Aman Pawar filed a RTI to know about the expenditure by the Kejriwal’s government. According to the RTI reply, about 14.56 crore were spent on advertising from 10 February to 11 May. Congress attacked AAP today for advertising campaign. Congress leader Ajay Maken said, “On one hand we don’t have sufficient money to pay the cleaning staff, while on the other hand they are spending a huge amount on their advertising.”

The Lok Sabha was told recently that the Delhi government has spent around Rs 5 crore in two phases of January and April on advertising odd-even plan.