India, March 30 -- The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi violated the model code of conduct by "indirectly campaigning for his (PM Modi's) party from foreign soil" while visiting neighbouring Bangladesh earlier this month.

The notice released by the party said no objection was raised against the Prime Minister's official visit to Bangladesh on the occasion of its 50th year of independence, for India and "West Bengal in particular" played an important role in Bangladesh's liberation. But, the ruling party in poll-bound West Bengal pointed out his program on March 27 "had nothing to do with either the 50th anniversary of independence of B...