Delhi: Poll Panel Issues Notice To AAP, BJP For Violating Model Code Of Conduct

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AAP and BJP received notices from Delhi’s Chief Electoral Office (CEO) on Monday for violating the Model Code of Conduct levied in the national capital

Written By Rishabh Mishra | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) received notices from Delhi’s Chief Electoral Office (CEO) on Monday for violating the Model Code of Conduct levied in the national capital. As per reports, the CEO has issued 2 notices to AAP and 1 notice to BJP for not abiding by the by Election Commission & National Commission for Protection of Child Rights instructions. The Model Code of Conduct has been brought into effect in Delhi since January 6.   

Delhi poll dates 

The Election Commission of India in its press conference stated that the National Capital will cast its votes in a single phase for the assembly elections on February 8, Saturday. The counting of votes for the assembly polls will take place on February 11. The last day of filing nominations for the candidates will be on January 21 and the last day to withdraw nominations will be January 24.  

Read: Delhi Congress leaders seek party tickets for kin ahead of assembly polls

Read: MASSIVE: Delhi election dates announced; voting on February 8, results on February 11

EC Introduces new concept for absent voters  

The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) also introduced a new concept, which will enable voters who are not able to come to polling stations due to physical circumstances or unavoidable reasons to cast their votes. People with disabilities and senior citizens above 80 years can either vote in person or vote through postal ballot. The total electors in NCT of Delhi are 1,46,92,136. The CEC also stated that polling will be held across 13,750 polling stations. 

Read: Ticket distribution for Delhi polls to be 'fully democratic': BJP

Voters' slips to carry QR code 

Technology will be an important component in the upcoming Delhi polls as voters' slips will carry QR code to facilitate electors and speed up their identification, officials said on Monday. The CEO in Delhi had recently said that it would be the first state/UT in which a booth app would be used in every polling station for the first time in the country. 

(With Agency Inputs)

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