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Complete ban on exit polls from 19th April till 1st June in Himachal : Manish Garg

April 09, 2024 07:56 PM
Complete ban on exit polls from 19th April till 1st June in Himachal : Manish Garg

Punjab Newsline, Shimla, April 9-

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Himachal Pradesh Maneesh Garg today here said that to ensure free and fair elections the Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced complete ban on conduction of any type of exit poll from 7 AM on 19 April to 06:30 PM on June 1, 2024. This step has been taken in view of General Elections to Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim and bye-election to 25 Assembly constituencies in 12 States. He said that during this period publication or publicity of exit polls through print or electronic media would be strictly prohibited.

 
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