Election poll
Election poll

Chandigarh: The EC has directed that no photos of political functionaries should be displayed on beneficiary cards after the Model Code of Conduct is enforced for the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections in Haryana.

Beneficiary cards distributed to beneficiaries, construction site plaques etc, erected during the enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct, should not contain photographs or messages of chief ministers, ministers and other political functionaries, Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad, said today.

Electricity bills, water bills to be generated after the enforcement of the Code should not contain any photographs or messages/symbols of political functionaries/ parties, Walgad said.

However, no change is required to be made in the photos of political functionaries on beneficiary cards, construction site plaques which are distributed or erected prior to the enforcement of the Code.

The dates for the 90-member Haryana assembly elections are yet to be announced by the ECI.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Free Press Journal