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  1. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT - NOTICE TO SHRI K CHANDRASHEKHAR RAO, STAR CAMPAIGNER, TELANGANA RASHTRA SAMITHI, TELANGANA

    No.437 /TEL-HP /2019        Dated: 9th  April,2019
    NOTICE
    Whereas, the General Election to the House of People, 2019 has been announced by the Election Commission of India on 10th March, 2019, vide its press release no. ECI/PN/23/2019, dated 10th March, 2019 and the provisions of Model Code of Conduct have come into force from that date as made clear in para- 32 of the said press release; and
    Whereas, the Commission has called upon all the political parties, candidates and the Union/State Govts. and UT Administrators to strictly adhere to the Model Code of Conduct vide para-32 of the said press release; and
    Whereas, sub- para (1) of para 1 of the Model Code of Conduct, provides, inter alia, that no party or candidate shall indulge in any activity which may aggravate existing differences or create mutual hatred or case tension between different castes and communities, religious or linguistic; and sub- para (3) of para 1, inter alia, prohibits appeal to communal feelings for securing votes; and
    Whereas, the Commission has received a complaint from Sh. M Rama Raju, State President, Viswa Hindu Parishad wherein the complainant has stated that you have tried to secure votes by passing derogatory remarks "EE HINDU GAALU......BONDU GAALU......DIKKUMALINA.......DARIDRAPU GAALU" and DESHAM LO AGGI PETALE, GATTAR LEVALE" against Hindus while addressing an election rally at Karimnagar on 17.03.2019; and
    Whereas, the Commission has obtained English version of the speech delivered on 17.03.2019 and factual report from the Chief Electoral Officer, Telangana and the Commission has examined the English version of the speech; and Whereas, the Commission, is prima facie, of the opinion that by making the aforesaid statement which has the potential of disturbing harmony and aggravating the existing differences between social and religious communities, and appealing to communal feelings, you have violated the above said provisions of the Model Code of Conduct.
    Now, therefore, the Commission gives you an opportunity to submit explanation, if any in this regard on or before 5 P.M. of 12th April, 2019, failing which the Election Commission shall take a decision without any further reference to you.

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  2. Political coverage on DD News Channel

    Political coverage on DD News Channel
    Commissions''s Letter to Secretary
    Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
    Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
    (Kind attention: Sh. Vikram Sahay, Joint Secretary)

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  3. LIST OF CONTESTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FIRST PHASE OF ELECTIONS (FORM 7A)

    LIST OF CONTESTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FIRST PHASE OF ELECTIONS 
    In pursuance of sub-rule (2) of Rule-11 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, the list of contesting candidates for the Parliamentary Constituencies Scheduled for poll on 11th April, 2019 for the General Election to Lok Sabha, 2019 is published for general information.

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  4. Media Coverage during the period referred to in Section 126 A of RP Act, 1951 – violations – regarding.

    Letter to all Print and Electronic Media
     Sub:    Media Coverage during the period referred to in Section 126 A of RP Act, 1951 – violations – regarding.
     Madam/Sir,
                Attention of all media is invited to the Commission’s letter no. 491/Media Policy/2017 – Communication dated 30th March, 2017 (enclosed) by which the Commission had issued an advisory to all the media (electronic and Print) to refrain from telecasting/publishing programmes which in any way whatsoever predict the results of the elections during the prohibited period under 126A to ensure free, fair and transparent election.
    2.         The Commission is of the view that prediction of results of elections in any form or manner by way of predictions etc. by Astrologers, Tarot Readers, Political Analysts or by any persons during the prohibited period is violation of the spirit of Section 126A which aims to prevent the electors of constituencies still going to polls from being influenced in their voting by such predictions about the prospects of the various political parties.
    3.         In view of the above, all the media (Electronic and Print) are hereby advised not to publish/publicize any such article/programme related to the dissemination of results, during the prohibited period i.e. between 7.00 AM on 11.04.2019 (Thursday) and up to 6.30 PM on 19.05.2019 (Sunday) in the current General Elections to the Lok Sabha and State legislative assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim, 2019 and the Assembly bye-elections being held in several states to ensure free and fair elections as stated above in the Commission’s communication.

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  5. Impartial conduct of enforcement actions - advisory issued by the ECI on 07.04.2019 to the Secretary (Revenue).

    Commission's letter to Revenue Secretary dated 07.04.2019

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  6. General election to Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies, 2019 - Pre-certification of Political Advertisements in Print Media on the day of poll & one day prior to poll– regarding.

    General election to Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies, 2019 - Pre-certification of Political Advertisements in Print Media on the day of poll & one day prior to poll– regarding.

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  7. Commission's Order to Shri Yogi Adityanath dated 05.04.2019

    Commission's Order to Shri Yogi Adityanath dated 05.04.2019

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  8. GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-4

    GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-4

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  9. General Election to House of People and Certain Assemblies- Enforcement of Model Code of Conduct

    General Election to House of People and Certain Assemblies- enforcement of model code of conduct.
    Letter to Shri Sitaram Yechuri,
    General Secretary,
    Communist Party of India(M)
     

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  10. Provisions of Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951- prohibition of election campaign activities through public meetings, processions, etc.

    Section 126 of the RP Act, 1951 prohibits election campaign activities through public meetings, processions, etc, and displaying of election matter by means of television and similar apparatus. The purpose sought to be served by this prohibition is to provide a period of tranquil (silence period) for the electors before the voting day.

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  11. Corrigendum of Notification for Phase-2

    General Election 2019 - Corrigendum of Notification for Phase-2
     

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  12. Corrigendum of Notification for Phase-1

    Corrigendum of Notification for Phase-1

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  13. GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-3

    GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-3

    6,515 downloads

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  14. Voluntary Code of Ethics by the Social Media platforms for the General Election 2019

    Voluntary Code of Ethics by the Social Media platforms for the General Election 2019.

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  15. General Advisory to Political Parties - regarding

    General Advisory to Political Parties - regarding.

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  16. GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-2

    General Elections to the Lok Sabha 2019-Notification for Phase-2

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  17. GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-2 BY M/o LAW & JUSTICE

    GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-2 BY M/o LAW & JUSTICE

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  18. GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-1 BY M/o LAW & JUSTICE

    GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-1 BY M/o LAW & JUSTICE

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  19. GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-1

    GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA, 2019 - NOTIFICATION FOR PHASE-1

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  20. lnclusion of period of release of manifesto in the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) - regarding.

    lnclusion of period of  release of manifesto in the Model Code of  Conduct (MCC)  - regarding.

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  21. Provisions of Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951-reg.

    Section 126 of the RP Act, 1951, inter-alia, prohibits election campaign activities through public meetings, processions, etc, and displaying of election matter by means of television and similar apparatus. The purpose sought to be served by this prohibition is to provide a period of tranquil (silence period) for the electors before the voting day.
    In a multi-phased election, the silence period of last 48 hours may be on in certain constituencies while campaign is ongoing in other constituencies. In such event, there should not be any direct or indirect reference amounting to soliciting support for parties or candidates in the constituencies observing the silence period. During the silence period, star campaigners and other Political Leaders should refrain from addressing the media by way of press conferences and giving interviews on election matters.

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  22. List of Political Parties and ADDITIONAL FREE SYMBOLS -Amending Notification dated 09.03.2019

    List of Political Parties and ADDITIONAL FREE SYMBOLS -Amending Notification English 09.03.2019

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  23. Desisting usage of photographs of Defence personnel-General Advisory to Political Parties

    Desisting usage of photographs of Defence personnel-General Advisory to Political Parties

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  24. प्ररूप 26 (अभ्‍यर्थियों द्वारा दाखिल किए जाने वाले शपथ-पत्र का फार्मेट) में संशोधन।

    निर्वाचनों का संचालन नियम, 1961 से संलग्‍न प्ररूप 26 में विधि एवं न्‍याय मंत्रालय की अधिसूचना सं. का.आ. 1023(अ.) दिनांक 26/02/2019  में आगे और संशोधन किया गया है।

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  25. Amendments in Form-26 (Format of Affidavit to be filed by candidates).

    Instructions to political Parties and CEOs
    Form 26 appended to the CE Rules 1961 has been further amended vide Ministry of law and Justice Notification no. S.O.1023 (E). dated 26/02/2019 . The consolidated Form-26 after incorporating the amendments has been prepared. The candidates are now required to file the affidavit in this amended form-26.

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