Published On: Sat, Dec 21st, 2013
Published in Category: Lahore

EC issues code of conduct for LB polls in Punjab

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LAHORE: The Election Commission Punjab has issued a code of conduct for the candidates participating in the coming local bodies elections in the province and has also imposed a restriction on the campaign budget.

The Election Commissioner of Punjab Mehboob Anwar told private TV that the process of LB polls has kicked off throughout the province and that the EC will continue to receive nomination papers from December 22 to 27.

The Election Commission has fixed the security fees from Rs 2,000 to Rs 20,000 for the candidates while the total budget for campaigning will not exceed Rs 200,000. Display of arms and firing gun shots will not be allowed during the campaigning process, as per the code of conduct released by the ECP.
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