North India Times

Chandigarh goes to Municipal polls on Dec 18

The general election to the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh has been scheduled to be held on December 18,2016.

The political parties, contesting candidates and the press media are participating in the election actively. For the same The Election Commission of India has imposed restrictions on publication of result of exit poll and opinion poll at the time of elections to Lok Sabha and State Assemblies.

The poll for the aforesaid general election will be conducted on December 18 during the hours of 8.00 A.M. and 5.00 P.M. (till the last voter in queue has cast his/her vote).

Exit Polls prohibited

The period between 8 A.M. and 5P.M. as aforesaid on 18.12.2016 shall be the period during which conducting any exit poll and publishing or publicising by means of the print or electronic media or dissemination in any other manner whatsoever , the result of any exit poll in connection with the said general election, shall be prohibited.

Displaying any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey, in any electronic media, would also be prohibited during the period of 48 hours ending with the hours fixed for conclusion of the poll for the aforesaid general election.

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