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Police chief meets parties

delhi Updated: Oct 22, 2008 23:45 IST
HT Correspondent

Delhi police commissioner YS Dadwal met major political parties in the wake of the coming polls on Wednesday.

In the meeting at police headquarters the police chief asked the parties to follow the “model code of conduct” issued by the Election Commission. “The police chief told the political parties that stern action would be taken against them if they flout the guidelines,” said a senior police officer who attended the meeting.

Party members were strictly asked not to deface walls and public property with manifestos and posters. “They were even asked to strictly follow the guidelines on loudspeakers during their election campaigns,” said the officer. If the number of vehicles in the convoy exceeds the permitted limit then the police would impound it.

In another development the Delhi Electoral Office has asked the police to identify sensitive areas as per new Assembly boundaries defined under delimitation process.