Kerala Governments 1 crore advertisements removed from Buses

The Kerala state government has removed advertisements worth Rs 1 crore from Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses, after it got an ultimatum from the Chief Electoral Officer of Kerala.

The advertisements were put up on the occasion of the Kerala government completing 1,000 days in office. These advertisements, with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s photograph, were put up on about 5,000 Kerala SRTC buses at a cost of about Rs 1 crore, reports OnManorama.

Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena had issued orders to remove these government advertisements from Kerala SRTC buses on Saturday. According to reports, though the government took no move to remove the advertisements, almost all the posters were removed by Saturday night.