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Election Office Alerts Media against Publicity of Candidates


Accham, sancharmadhyamle ummedvaarko prachar garna napaune. Achham/October 22 The Election Commission (EC) has said that the media cannot publish and broadcast publicity materials of any political party and candidates. The EC warning comes following the broadcasting of publicity campaigns of election candidates by district-based media. EC, through a written circulation to all 75 offices of main/election officer, informed that media cannot publish/broadcast the advertisement of any candidates, said Assistant Chief District Officer and Coordinator of district-level Code of Conduct Monitoring Committee Krishna Giri on October 22. Giri informed that the meeting with media persons was called to remind media persons of the election code of conduct after Radio Ramaroshan FM started broadcasting publicity campaign of UML candidate Bhim Rawal from constituency no. 1. The FM station has stopped broadcasting the election campaign of Rawal following EC warning. Media persons have expressed commitment to adhere to the code of conduct.


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