Ghaziabad: With the issuance of notification for local urban body polls, the Ghaziabad district administration is all set to conduct free and fare elections.

As per the guidelines of the election commission, the Ghaziabad district administration has constituted a committee for putting a check on money power in the polls.

The Chief Development Officer-headed five members committee comprising Senior Superintendent of Police, SDM of municipal body concerned, Assistant Commissioner, Entertainment Tax and Assistant Information Director has been constituted for the supervision of materials used by the parties in poll campaigns.

Uttar Pradesh Joint Election Commissioner Jai Prakash Singh has issued guidelines in which it has been said that the political parties use TV channels, Cable TV Network, Radio and other electronic mediums in their poll campaigns.

The committee has been formed to ensure that no objectionable materials can be used in the poll campaigns.

Similarly, DM-headed three members committee has been formed to put a restraint on the misuse of money in the poll campaigns.

As per the guidelines of the EC, the record will be prepared for money spent on poll campaign starting from the date of nomination filed by the candidate till the declaration of poll results.

JPN/Bureau

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