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Congress never hired Cambridge Analytica’: Randeep Singh Surjewala accuses BJP of using London-based firm

The Congress on Wednesday denied having joins with Cambridge Analytica, an information mining firm blamed for gathering individual data from a huge number of Facebook users.Addressing a question and answer session, Congress media in-control Randeep Singh Surjewala stated, “This is another lie from BJP’s production line of untruths. Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad has dispensed another lie by utilizing counterfeit news as redirection strategies. Congress never drew in or enlisted administrations of Cambridge Analytica”.Earlier, Prasad refered to media reports to affirm that Congress had joins with Cambridge Analytica. Attacking Prasad’s question and answer session, Surjewala stated, “Edgy circumstances call for urgent public interviews. BJP’s production line of phony news has created another phony news today. Such ridiculous charges appears, ordinary character of the gathering”.

Surjewala blamed the BJP and its partner the Janta Dal (United) of utilizing the administrations of London-based firm amid different decisions.

“Counterfeit Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is displaying counterfeit motivation. Truly in spite of this. The BJP and JDU utilized Cambridge Analytica. The BJP enlisted the Indian business accomplice of Cambridge Analytica — OBI amid Delhi Assembly decision and utilized its administrations. Aside from this, the firm likewise associated with the gathering’s Mission 272+ (BJP’s motto for 2014 general decision) as an extra help in Haryana, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Delhi”, Surjewala included.

“We checked the profile of Himanshu Sharma, VP of OBI on LinkedIn. He said there that the organization dealt with four decision crusades of decision BJP.” Surjewala charged.

Sharma’s LinkedIn profile says the accompanying accomplishments of OBI: Managed four decision battles effectively for the decision party-BJP accomplish its objective of 272+ by overseeing Cell Center Management Project Profiling of every last volunteer/supporter who had stretched out his help to get associated with our Mission 272+, and privately keeping up the database gave to BJP competitor as an extra help for national races and state races of Haryana, Jharkhand and Delhi.Surjwala likewise affirmed that Home Minister Rajnath Singh initiated the OBI office in 2009. “It demonstrates the association amongst BJP and the organization. BJP has a great deal to answer now”, he included.

 

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