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EC committee submits report on modification in section 126

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Committee constituted under the chairmanship of sr. to review and suggest modifications and changes in the provisions of Section 126 and other sections of the 1951, submitted its report to the Commission on Thursday.

The recommendations made by the Committee, when implemented, will help in minimising the possible interference of activities which aim at indirectly influencing voters during the valuable silence period of 48 hours provided to them.

The report was submitted after detailed consultations with all major stakeholders including various political parties, nominees/ representatives of the Press Council of (PCI), the (NBA), the (IAMAI), and the

The recommendations of the Committee will be considered by the Commission in detail for follow up action.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 23:55 IST