April 15, 2021

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BREAKING | PM Modi’s Photo On Petrol Pump Hoardings Violates Model Code: EC After TMC’s Objection

<p><strong>Kolkata:</strong> The Election Commission of India&nbsp;(ECI) on Wednesday asked all petrol pump dealers and other agencies to remove hoardings advertising central government schemes that carry photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the premises of the facilities within 72 hours, an official said here.</p> <p>The use of the prime minister's photograph in such hoardings violates the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), the official of the West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said.</p> <p>Earlier, a Trinamool Congress delegation had met ECI officials to complain that the use of PM Modi's photographs in hoardings informing people of various central schemes violates the poll code.</p> <p>The Model Code of Conduct came into force after the ECI announced poll dates for the state on February 26.</p> <p>(With Agency Inputs)</p>...

<p><strong>Kolkata:</strong> The Election Commission of India&nbsp;(ECI) on Wednesday asked all petrol pump dealers and other agencies to remove hoardings advertising central government schemes that carry photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the premises of the facilities within 72 hours, an official said here.</p> <p>The use of the prime minister’s photograph in such hoardings violates the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), the official of the West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said.</p> <p>Earlier, a Trinamool Congress delegation had met ECI officials to complain that the use of PM Modi’s photographs in hoardings informing people of various central schemes violates the poll code.</p> <p>The Model Code of Conduct came into force after the ECI announced poll dates for the state on February 26.</p> <p>(With Agency Inputs)</p>

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