529 complaints received so far in cVIGIL App

Bhopal: Chief Electoral Officer Shri Anupam Rajan said that as soon as the Model Code of Conduct came into effect from March 16, complaints started coming in on the cVigil app. A total of 529 complaints have been received through this app from all the districts of the state till March 28. All these complaints have been resolved promptly.

Shri Rajan urged the citizens of the state to make direct complaint related to violation of the Model Code of Conduct in elections, through the cVIGIL app. For this, the concerned citizen will have to go to Google Play Store and download the cVIGIL app. Whenever a citizen gets information about any such incident, he will have to upload a photo or video on the cVIGIL app. After receiving the complaint, action will be taken within the next 100 minutes.

It may be noted that cVIGIL app has been prepared by the Election Commission of India for redressal of complaints regarding violation of Model Code of Conduct. This app helps in eliminating ways of distribution of money, goods, clothes, jewelery etc. by political parties or candidates in any way to woo the voters, threaten the voters to vote in their favour, use their own vehicles to transport the voters. One can make other types of complaints including complaints for putting promotional material on the building or walls or premises of the building owner or writing advertisements on the wall without the permission of the building owner.

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