Model code of conduct comes into immediate effect: Election Commission

1-The election commission of India today mentioned that the candidates will be required to affix photo on nomination papers, they will also be required to mention that they are the citizen of India.

2-ECI also mentioned that nearly 160 million voters will be participating in the polls and the limit for expenses for candidates is Rs 28 lakh of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Rs 20 lakh for Manipur and Goa.

3 – Expenses above Rs 20,000 have to be out of the bank accounts to be set up and it has to be through cheques: ECI

4-Chief Election Commissioner of India Nasim Zaidi stated: 1.85 lakh polling stations to be in operation for Assembly Elections to the five states.

5-Nasim Zaidi: Every polling station will have 4 posters for voting procedure and dos and don’t nearly

6-He also mentioned that 100% voters have Electoral photo ID Card.

7-There will be complete accountablility of photo voter slips, colourful voter guides will be distributed to each family: Nasim Zaidi, ECI

8-Nasim further went on to say that: ECI discourages use of environmentally hazardous material in Assembly Elections campaigns.

9-ECI to distribute Voters’ Guide to facilitate voters; there will be voters Assistance booth manned by officials: CEC Nasim Zaidi

10-Nasim added: There will be strict expenditure monitor mechanism to curb black money.