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926 complaints registered with EC in Bengal

IANS  |  Kolkata 

As many as 926 complaints related to violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) have so far been registered with the (EC) in West Bengal, an said on Friday.

"The complaint redressal system is working well in various districts. The increasing figure indicates that the citizens are giving due importance to this mechanism and it is making our work easy," state's (ACEO) told reporters.

Of the 510 complaints registered on the cVigil app till date, 248 have been resolved, he said.

Basu said 184 complaints have been received on the ECI's National Grievance Services (NGS) Portal, and 146 of those have been addressed.

The citizens' portal of NGS recorded 232 complaints, out of which 199 have been addressed, Basu said.

He added that most complaints are related to defacement and "no serious complaints of intimidation have been received".

On media monitoring for the general and assembly elections, Basu said, "The (EMMC) under the will monitor all English, Hindi and regional channels on the day of polling and a day before. It will furnish a report to the ECI every two hours."

explained that there is a (MCMC) at the district level and an at the state level.

"This year one expert has been included in these committees to monitor all complaints related to the social media," he added.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 22:02 IST