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Panels formed to keep tab on fake news, media ads in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Several committees have been formed to keep a watch on instances of paid and as also on suspicious ads on including social media, during elections, officials said Thursday.

Rajasthan's said the committees have been formed in coordination with the

Addressing officials of the set up for elections, said pre-certification is mandatory for any political party or candidate to advertise in or

However, it is not mandatory for advertising in the print media, he said.

He said that Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) will be formed in all 33 districts under District Election Officers.

will vote for the elections in two phases -- April 29 and May 6.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 21:00 IST