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Model Code Of Conduct Imposed :Voting In 10 L Poll Stns From April 11

[New Delhi] Model Code Of Conduct Imposed : Polls From April 11
The Election Commission on Sunday imposed model code of conduct’ with immediate effect for the Lok Sabha elections and announced that voter verifiable paper audit trail’ will be used in all polling stations this time.
Among other things, the model code of conduct bars the government from announcing any policy move that may impact voters’ decision.
Announcing the seven-phase schedule for
2019 Lok Sabha polls beginning April 11,
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora also said
10 lakhs polling stations would be set up this time as against about nine lakhs in 2014.
He said model code of conduct for polls has come into immediate effect from Sunday and all political advertisements on social media will need pre-certification.
The EC said 91 constituencies will go for polls in first phase on April 11, followed by 97 constituencies in second phase on April 18.
In 2014, the Lok Sabha elections were held across nine phases, beginning on April 7 and ending on May 9. The counting of votes took place on May 16.
The total contestants in fray were 8,251, with an average of 15 candidates in each constituency. However, deposit was forfeited in case of 7,000 contestants.
A total of over 55 crore voters (66.3 per cent) exercised their vote, while there were 9.27 lakh polling stations. There were nearly 60 lakh NOTA’ votes.
Out of total 543 elected candidates, only 62 were women from 668 who had contested.
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Punjab To Elect 13276 Panchayats on 30th Dec

[Chd,Pb]Punjab To Elect 13276 Panchayats on 30th Dec
Expenditure limit for a candidate contesting for the post of Sarpanch Rs 30,000 and for the post of Panch, the limit Rs 20,000
After this announcement from State Election Commissioner Jagpal Singh Sandhu ,Model Code of Conduct has come into force immediately,
Process of filing the nominations would commence on December 15 and conclude on December 19.
The voting would be held on December 30 from 8 am till 4 pm and the votes will be counted on the same day,
A total of 86,340 personnel will be deputed on election duty with 40 to 50 observers to ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of the polls at the 17,268 polling booths,
Sandhu said 13,276 Sarpanches and 83,831 Panches will be elected by 1,27,87,395 registered voters, of which 66,88,245 are male, 60,66,245 are female and 97 belong to the third gender.

RLD’s Jayant Chaudhary Violates Model Code Of Conduct:Booked

[Muzaffarnagar,UP] Jayant Chaudhary Violates Model Code :Booked
RLD general secretary Jayant Chaudhary and party candidate from Shamli, Bijender Malik, have been booked for violation of the model code of conduct in Shamli district,
The two RLD leaders were booked in connection with their election rally in Kanjerheri village under Babri police station in the said district,
As per Local Police ,Both Chaudhary, son of RLD chief Ajit Singh, and Malik have been booked for holding public meeting without prior permission from the administration,

Arvind Kejriwal Keeps Election Commission Busy: Natural Gas And Sharad Pawar

Aam Aadmi Party Supremo Arvind Kejriwal Is Keeping Election Commission Busy These Days .Kejriwal on one hand, welcomes election commission’s intervention in prize hike of natural gas and ,on the other hand, provides home work against Maharashtra Big Shot Sharad Pawar.
AAP Party has welcomed Election Commission direction to the Central Government to defer its decision of doubling the prices of natural gas from April 1.
The AAP Congratulates the people of the country for having supported the party stand on the issue.
Earlier AAP Party wrote a letter to E C and alleging that the UPA Government had violated the Model Code of Conduct.
The EC decision has come within four days of the AAP National Convenor’s letter
Apart From This “AAP” Party strongly condemns Union Minister and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar’s advise to voters to indulge in bogus voting. AAP will write to the Election Commission and ask them to take strict action against Mr Pawar and his party NCP. Such brazen calls to indulge in corrupting democratic processes must not go unpunished.
It Is stated by the party “Last time (in 2009), the polling in Satara and Mumbai was on the same day and people went to their hometowns. But this time, polling in Satara is on April 17 and here on April 24,” Pawar said on Sunday, addressing a gathering of “mathadi” workers (head loaders) who hail from that district in Western Maharashtra. “Vote for the clock (NCP symbol) there (in Satara) and come back to vote for the clock here as well,” he said, and added “Do erase the ink mark which will be put when you vote first,” he said.While all are aware that there is rampant bogus voting in Maharashtra,