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The Chief Election Commissioner, Mr Sunil Arora along with the Election Commissioners, Mr Ashok Lavasa and Mr Sushil Chandra holding a meeting of the Multi-Departmental Committee on Election Intelligence, in New Delhi on March 15, 2019 (PIB)

EC says no manifesto release with 48 hours left for voting

Unlike in the past, the Election Commission has clearly set an outer time limit for the release of manifesto by the political parties in Lok Sabha and other elections. The poll panel said the decision was taken after receiving feedback from all political parties.

Included as para 4 under Part-VIII [Guidelines on Election ManifestosJ in the Model Code of Conduct, the rule reads as under:

4. Prohibitory period of Release of Manifesto during elections(s)

i. In case of single phase election, manifesto shall not be released during the prohibitory period, as prescribed under Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
ii. In case of multi-phase elections, manifesto shall not be released during the prohibitory periods, as prescribed under Section L26 of rhe Representation of the People Act, 1951, ofall the phases ofthose elections.

This provision will be applicable and implemented as a part of the Model Code of Conduct for all future elections.

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