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EC fixes timeline for political parties to release manifesto

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(ECI) on Saturday announced fixing a timeline for the release of a manifesto by

It has issued a directive that manifestos for both single and multiphase elections shall not be released during the prohibitory period, as prescribed under Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.

Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 pertains to the prohibition of public meetings during the period of forty-eight hours ending with the hour fixed for the conclusion of poll.

has also said that the provision will, henceforth, be applicable and implemented as a part of the Model Code of Conduct for all future elections.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 22:04 IST
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