Congress legislator Jitu Patwari said that his information was based on the response to his query in this regard.
During a discussion on supplementary budget in the assembly, Mr Patwari said: "In response to a query, the state government informed that it spent Rs 900 crore on advertisements in the last three years."
Apart from the spends on publicity of various schemes, money was also spent on projecting the Chief Minister as a well-mannered person, and journalists were paid to write about the "good deeds" of the government, Mr Patwari alleged.
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