The posters were reportedly put up near Afzalgunj and Madina, near Naya Pul.

Police pull down posters in Hyderabad showing Owaisi as star of DangalThe image doing the rounds on social media
news News Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 09:54

The Hyderabad police has pulled down posters featuring AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, morphed into the official poster for Aamir Khan starrer Dangal. 

The posters were reportedly put up near Afzalgunj and Madina, near Naya Pul.

The poster also featured BJP president Amit Shah, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and former UP CM Mayawati.

Titled 'UP ka Dangal', the poster was a direct reference to the upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh.

It also portrayed Owaisi as the 'star' of the show.

A photo of the poster first surfaced two days ago, after it did the rounds on whatsapp groups and was also posted to Twitter.

The police swung into action after a reported complaint by the BJP Yuva Morcha, and removed the posters, as it could spark tensions between the BJP and the AIMIM.

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