DC asks political parties to follow code of conduct

DC asks political parties to follow code of conduct

Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Annies Kanmani Joy chairs a meeting with leaders of various political parties at the DC’s office in Madikeri on Tuesday. Superintendent of Police Suman D Pennekar and Additional Deputy Commissioner T Yogesh look on.

Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Annies Kanmani Joy has asked the leaders of various political parties to follow the election model code of conduct as per the directions issued by the Election Commission of India.

Chairing a meeting of political party leaders at the DC’s office hall in Madikeri on Tuesday, she said that the political parties should adhere to the instructions issued by the ECI without fail.

Displaying banners and posters in public places is strictly prohibited.

Prior permission should be obtained from the concerning authority for mounting the posters and banners.

Prior permission should also be obtained before printing leaflets, posters and other publicity material.

Superintendent of Police Dr Suman D Pennekar, Additional Deputy Commissioner T Yogesh and political leaders Sajil Krishna and Tennira Maina were present.

Complaints

Members of the public may submit their complaints against illegalities, storage or transportation of liquor and other malpractices at toll-free number: 1–800–425–2550, phone: 08272 229295, stated a press release.