- GENERAL OBSERVER FOR SHAHKOT RELEASES HIS MOBILE NUMBER 73474-56018
- INSPECTS MCMC AND ELECTION CELL IN DAC
- By Madhur Vyas
Jalandhar, May 12-General Observer for the Shahkot by-election Ravi Kant Jain today said that any person having a complaint regarding the violation of the Model Code of Conduct during the by-poll could directly call him on his mobile number 73474-56018
The Election Observer said that the Election Commission of India (ECI) has deputed him in the district to ensure that the by-poll was conducted in a free, fair and peaceful manner. Jain said that any person having a complaint regarding the elections could directly contact him on the phone and register his complaint.
Meanwhile, the Election Observer conducted a surprise check in the Media Certification and Monitoring Cell (MCMC) and the Complaint cell established by the District administration to register the poll-related complaints. Accompanied by the Additional Deputy Commissioners Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh and Jasbir Singh, he had detailed interaction with the officials on duty in the MCMC. Jain asked the officials to keep a strict vigil over the paid news both on the print and electronic media.
The Election Observer said that the media has an important role in the entire democratic process. However, he said that the role of MCMC to check the menace of paid news was equally significant.
At the Election Cell, the Election Observer asked the officers about the number and nature of complaints received in the cell. He also asked the officers to ensure the proper and timely disposal of the election complaints received in the cell. Jain also asked the officers to provide a daily report of the complaints received and disposed of by them.
On the occasion Assistant Commissioner Dr. Deepak Bhatia, Assistant Commissioner State Taxes Ms. Hardeep Bhanwra and others were also present.