Notification for the Lok Sabha elections in the state would be issued on March 15 and last date for filing nominations has been fixed on March 22, the sources said.
     
Scrutiny of papers would be conducted on March 24 while last date of withdrawal of candidature has been fixed on March 26 next.
     
Meanwhile, all advertisements and hoardings at public places within the state capital have been removed on Wednesday by the election department in Itanagar in view of the Election Commission's instruction to remove all advertisements and hoardings at the cost of public exchequer.
     
The District Election Officers (DEOs) of insurgency-hit Tirap and Longding districts have formed three flying squads for each assembly constituencies along with sector magistrates to check any kind of breach of Model Code of Conduct of elections in all the areas of 167 polling stations in both the
districts.
     
These flying squads have been activated from March 5 last and would be active till the conduct of polls.

(Agencies)

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