Coco of conduct:DC C Shikha directs office to take stringent action

Deputy Commissioner C Shikha has directed officials to take strict action against the violators of model code of conduct in connection with South Graduates’ Constituency election, without bowing to any pressure. Addressing a preliminary meeting of poll officers on Wednesday, she said that the code of conduct is in force from May 10 to June 15 and directed the officers to make sure that the model code of conduct is not violated anywhere throughout the constituency.

“Don’t allow anyone to display banners, posters, flexes and other propaganda material in public places and to keep vigilance on political leaders using government vehicles and properties, the DC cautioned the officers. Dc Shikha also directed the police officers to take extra care while granting permission to public meetings, processions and other propaganda programmes. The DC has asked the officers to set up check posts at strategic locations and keep a vigil.

Code of conduct is imposed from May 10 to June 15, the papers would be scrutinised on May 16 and May 23 would be the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers. Polling would be held on June 7 between 8 am and 4 pm. The counting of votes would be taken up on June 13.

Mysuru City Corporation Commissioner Dr C G Betsur-mat was present. If any violation on ‘code of conduct’ was found, the public have been told to inform officers by calling Control Room: 0821-2423800, Mysuru City: 9449841199, Mysuru sub-di-vision: 9535870900, Hunsur sub-division: 9986502491, Mysuru taluk: 9945254100, Nanjanagud: 9448414555, T Narasipura taluk: 9845880132, Hunsur taluk: 9480058094, K R Nagar taluk: 8498428571, Periyapattana taluk: 9449095793 and H D Kote taluk: 9449095782.

Deputy Commissioner C Shikha at a meeting with officials on Wednesday in connection with the South Graduates’ Constituency election. Shikha asked the officials to be strict.

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