Punjab

Election Commission bans exit poll

Punjab Tribune Bureau | February 01, 2022 05:50 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission today banned exit polls between February 10th, 2022 and March 7th ,2022 in regard with general election.

 

Disclosing this here today Dr. S Karuna Raju said that under provisions of section 126 A of the Representations of the Peoples Act , 1951 "Exit polls cannot be conducted and publicized by means of print and electronic media or dissemination in any other manner starting from February 10th, 2022 at 7 AM to March 7th ,2022 at 6.30 PM."

 

Clarifying further, he said as per notification issued by Election Commission of India on January 28,2022 that display of any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey in any electronic media is prohibited during the period 48 hours, including the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in each of the phases in connection with the elections.

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