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Star campaigners must adhere to security protocols during election campaign: Election Commission

Voting for five assembly elections to these four states and one Union Territory will be held between 27 March and 29 April.

Published: 14th March 2021 08:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2021 08:47 PM   |  A+A-

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (Photo |PTI)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India on Sunday announced that star campaigners, who have been provided with security cover by the security agencies, must adhere to the security protocols laid down to avoid any security breach which may expose them to risk.

In an official letter, EC further stated that all candidates including star campaigners must follow safety instructions during the use of any vehicle including helicopter as prescribed under relevant laws to avoid any mishap or accident, which may endanger the life and property of individual(s) and/or public at large.

Election Commission, time and again, emphasised on safety and security of all candidates during the campaign. Attention is drawn to the Commission's letter which specifies the use of the bulletproof car by the persons provided with Z+ security cover as prescribed by Central Government, it mentioned.

Voting for five assembly elections to these four states and one Union Territory will be held between 27 March and 29 April.



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