No photographs of politicians on beneficiary cards: EC | chandigarh | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Dec 13, 2017-Wednesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

No photographs of politicians on beneficiary cards: EC

The Election Commision (EC) has directed that nophotos 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.

chandigarh Updated: Sep 12, 2014 18:09 IST

The Election Commision (EC) has directed that nophotos 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 on Friday.

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.