Media Certification and Monitoring Committee starts monitoring

  • Flag march organized through city’s sensitive areas

Bhopal: CEO Anupam Rajan said that with the announcement of the Lok Sabha election schedule, a team of public relations officers will keep a 24-hour watch by the State Level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (State Level MCMC) to monitor the advertisements and news broadcast on the news channels. Under the Madhya Pradesh Property Defacement Act, instructions have been given to take action within the prescribed limits to remove unauthorized defacement on government/public/private property. Teams have been formed and strict vigil is being maintained on the transportation of illicit liquor, cash and narcotics at interstate checkpoints.

Citizens will be able to complain about violation of code of conduct through the C-Vigil app. A 2 minute video and photos can be downloaded by the Election Commission of India in the GPS based C-Vigil app. Any citizen will be able to send a complaint to the Commission through the app.

Eligible citizens will still be able to get their names added to the voter list. Rajan said that eligible citizens can still get their names added to the voter list. Applications for adding names to the voter list can be taken from citizens till 10 days before the last date for filing nomination papers. By following the prescribed procedure, eligible citizens will be able to get their names added as voters in the voter list.

Police flag march organized

Meanwhile, in an endeavor to ensure the upcoming Lok Sabha elections are conducted in a free and fair environment, Bhopal police orchestrated a flag march on Sunday. The march, involving 500 officers, commenced from the Central Library, while another convoy of 70 four-wheelers initiated from Lal Parade Ground. Spanning a radius of 40 kilometers, the march covered the city’s sensitive zones.

The foot march, led by Police Commissioner Harinarayanchari Mishra and Additional Police Commissioners Awadhesh Goswami and Pankaj Shrivastav, began at 11:30 AM from the Central Library. It traversed areas like Itwara, Budhwara Crossroad, and Lili Talkies, spanning 5 kilometers. Simultaneously, a motorcade of 70 vehicles set off at 12:30 PM, covering 35 kilometers, including locations like Mansarovar Trisection, Board Office, and DB Mall, among others.

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