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Congress alleges model code violation by PMO

IANS  |  Guwahati 

The Opposition in has lodged a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer, alleging violation of model code of conduct by the (PMO).

Citing some news reports, Pradesh Committee (APCC) said the has violated the model code of conduct by announcing that over will be inaugurated by on December 25 this year.

"Some of the news channels in Assam telecast around 11 a.m today (Wednesday) that the has announced inauguration of the by the This is a violation when polling in the first phase of panchayat polls was going on in the state," said

This kind of announcement will certainly influence a section of voters as the is an emotional issue in Assam, he said.

"We hope that your office will take necessary action against the PMO," he said in his complaint to the CEO, Assam.

Reacting to this, admitted that he has received a letter in this regard and added that necessary steps will be taken which deem fit as per the law.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 20:44 IST
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