Congress had to remove one stanza from its election campaign theme song, which was made to mock at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Election Commission of India had objected to it, report sources.

On Saturday, a source monitoring committee of the EC had objected to the stanza. After its removable, the theme song was cleared for release, sources said.

The ECI has set-up Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) at the state and district level to clear campaign material and political advertisements for the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.

In New Delhi, Congress had referred its theme song to MCMC.

The theme song, “Main hi toh Hindustan hoon” has been composed by Javed Akhtar. While the election campaign film has been directed by Nikkhil Advani, script and concept offered by Anuja Chauhan, cinematography by Tushar Kanti Ray and the music was composed by Arjunna Harjai, informed the Congress source.

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