The two posters in question appeared on the social media platform on March 1. A complaint received through cVIGIL mobile application prompted the EC to take action. Sharma is the Vishwas Nagar MLA in Delhi.
The poster has Wing Commander Varthaman, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Sharma in it.
The Commission reminded the political parties of a 2013 advisory. It demands political parties to desist from using photographs of defence personnel or any events associated with them for political propaganda.
The EC conducted several meetings with officials of the social media platforms from the past couple of months to ensure smooth elections.