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Model Code of Conduct: Muzaffarnagar admin removes hoardings of govt schemes

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

With the model code of conduct coming into effect after the announcements of poll schedule, the district authorities have started to remove hoardings advertising central and state government schemes, officials said Monday.

The Sunday announced the schedule for the according to which eight districts in western including Muzaffarnagar will go to polls in first phase on April 11.

said that teams led by subdivisional magistrates removed several hoardings in the district including those put up by the central and state governments.

The step was taken after the Model Code of Conduct kicked in Sunday with the announcement of the poll schedule.

Among other restrictions, the model code bars the government from announcing any policy move that may impact voters' decision.

Meanwhile, told newsmen that 19,68,784 voters including 9,06,736 women will exercise their franchise in the constituency.

He said 915 polling centres and 2,167 booths have been established in the constituency.

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

First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 13:45 IST