EC certified political ads valid across country
All political advertisements certified by the central office of the Election Commission will be valid to be aired across country.india Updated: Mar 23, 2009 13:41 IST
The political advertisements certified to go on air by central office of Election Commission, will be valid to be aired across the country, the Commission said.
The EC, issuing an instruction to state election officers to this effect, said the parties need not obtain permission from each of the state election commission to air TV and radio advertisements if they have sought permission from the central office of the EC.
If the central office of any of the national or state level parties with headquarters in Delhi, seeks certification of same advertisement in multiple languages (Hindi/English and in other regional languages), the advertisement material in each of the language along with certified transcripts should be submitted to the committee in the office of the CEO, Delhi, a letter from EC said.
It stated that any advertisement certified for telecast/ broadcast by the committee in the office of the CEO, Delhi, on application from the central office of a party with headquarter in Delhi, will be valid for telecast/broadcast throughout India.