Gangtok, 14 Mar (IPR): A meeting with printers and publishers was held at the conference hall of Zilla Bhawan today.
District Election Officer/District Collector (East), Shri Kapil Meena, spoke in-depth about the rules and regulations which needs to be followed by the concerned printers and publishers. He said that all political advertisements on electronic media will require pre-certification from the MCMC. There has also been a strict vigil on any cases of fake news or MCC violations on social media sites.
Shri Meena informed that every printed material should have the name of the printer and publisher mentioned compulsory failing which, case can be registered for violation of MCC rules.
DPO (Zilla), Shri Yadav Krishna Sharma, said that we are all governed by the same Act and requested everyone present to follow the rules of ECI and avoid violation of MCC.
At the end, the DEO requested for cooperation from everyone present for the smooth and fair conduct of the upcoming General Elections.