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Notice to Cong, BJP for violating model code of conduct

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Uttarakhand's Chief Officer has issued notices to state chiefs of and for using for advertisement without prior certification, saying it was prima-facie violation of the

Chief Officer Radha Raturi asked the state's chief Kishore Upadhyay and chief Bhatt to respond to the notice within three days.

The notices were issued after an additional panel constituted by the CEO for media certification found prominent and leaders, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, using for advertisement purposes without prior certification, a CEO office release said.

The panel also found Minister Indira Hridayesh, Upadhyay, Bhatt, Satpal Maharaj, Ganesh Joshi and Pradip Batra using the media for publicity, it said.

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

First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 18:32 IST