DEO Pulwama for strict compliance of MCC

Meets representatives of political parties

Pulwama, Mar 13: District Election Officer (DEO)Pulwama Syed Abid Rashid Shah today chaired a meeting of district officers and representatives of various national and regional political parties, where he apprised them about Model Code Of Conduct (MCC) guidelines.
The meeting focused on to ensure strict compliance to MCC which came into effect immediately after the election dates were announced.
The DEO informed the representatives of the political parties about the MCC and urged them to follow the rules strictly. He apprised the representatives of political parties about the prohibited and permitted activities while the Model code of conduct is in force.
He said that all the arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair elections and said that different committees have been constituted to check the implementation of MCC. They were briefed about the model code of conduct, their role in monitoring the expenditure, putting up of flags, banners and other activities.
He also informed the party representatives about the different initiatives of Election Commission of India (ECI) which include Citizen Vigilance (C-Vigil) App, through which any voter can inform ECI about any violation of MCC in the elections.
Later , the DEO also chaired a separate meeting of all District officers designated as Nodal Officers for different activities for smooth conduct of Lok Sabah Elections 2019.