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DD, AIR respond to Election Commission's queries on PM Modi's address

After the PM's announcement on 'Mission Shakti', the EC had formed a committee of officers to investigate the speech with regards to the MCC

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Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
After the Election Commission (EC) wrote to Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) to gather more information on the feed of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address on India successfully testing an anti-satellite missile on Wednesday, the state-owned brodcasters have sent their replies. The EC hopes to conclude its examination of the matter by Friday. However, the EC officials said no explanation had been sought from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on the matter.

They also said the PMO did not approach the EC before Modi’s address to the nation. 

“We are hopeful that we will be able to complete the examination of

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 1:49 AM IST

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