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PM Modi's 'Mission Shakti' speech didn't violate model code of conduct: EC

The EC took the decision based on the report of a committee of officers

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on the successful test-firing of an anti-satellite missile did not violate the model code of conduct, the Election Commission said Friday night. The EC took the decision based on the report of a committee of officers which found that the prime minister did not violate the provision of 'party in power' in the poll code.

"The committee has, therefore, reached the conclusion that the MCC provision regarding misuse of official mass media...is not attracted in the instant case," the commission said, citing the report of the committee constituted to look

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 9:59 PM IST

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