Indore: In view of the Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission has directed parties and candidates public gathering should be organized at stipulated spot only and that too after getting permission from the competent authority.

Parties and candidates have been asked to seek police help in case they observe any untoward activity or suspicious development in their gatherings.

The EC has also clearly mentioned in its Model Code of Conduct that regarding any procession on streets, its path, time, commencing point, concluding spot and other details should be submitted with the competent authority. It should be ensured that no disruption should be caused to the peace and harmony. The Commission has also clearly mentioned that no reference to any religious spot should be given for the purpose of promotional activities.

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