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Karnataka Assembly Polls: ECI warns local media, political parties against ‘misleading, offending’ ads

New Delhi: Campaigning for the Karnataka Assembly Polls 2023 will end today whereas the Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a notice to all political parties regarding publishing any advertisement in the print media on the date of polling and a day prior. “No political party or candidate or any other organization or person shall […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: May 8, 2023 13:18 IST
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New Delhi: Campaigning for the Karnataka Assembly Polls 2023 will end today whereas the Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a notice to all political parties regarding publishing any advertisement in the print media on the date of polling and a day prior.

“No political party or candidate or any other organization or person shall publish any advertisement in the print media on poll day and one day prior to poll day unless the contents of political advertisement are got pre-certified by them from the MCMC committee at the State/District level, as the case may be,” read the official notification.

The Election Commission on Sunday warned the local media publications and reminded them of the norms of the Press Council of India. The letter read, “An editor shall be responsible for all matters, including advertisements, published in the newspaper. If responsibility is disclaimed, this shall be explicitly stated beforehand.”

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The ECI also addressed the political parties and said that it received complaints regarding advertisements of an offending and misleading nature published in print media in the past.

“Such advertisements in the last stage of the election vitiate the entire election process,” ECI said.

Karnataka Assembly Polls 2023

In the advisory to the parties, the poll body also stressed on “clean and serious” campaign which is set to end on Monday for the Karnataka assembly elections.

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The 224-seat Karnataka assembly will go to polls on May 10 and the counting of votes will take place on May 13. election

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First published on: May 08, 2023 11:30 AM IST

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