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EC to examine whether model code can be imposed in J& K immediately

The poll panel had recently decided that in states where assemblies are dissolved prematurely, the model code will come into force immediately

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The Election Commission will examine whether the model code of conduct can be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir even before fresh elections are announced there, a senior official said Wednesday after the governor dissolved the state assembly. The poll panel had recently decided that in states where assemblies are dissolved prematurely, the model code will come into force immediately. The poll code, which bars the caretaker government and the party in power from taking policy decisions, otherwise comes into force the day polls are announced by the EC. Telangana was the first ...