Lok Satta

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 11:39

MEDIA RELEASE: STATE ELECTION COMMISSION

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MEDIA RELEASE
3 OCTOBER NEW DELHI

State Election Commissioner Mr Rakesh Mehta today assured that the Commission would look into the complaints of Lok Satta about blatant violation of model code of conduct by contesting parties and their candidates during the Municipal Corporation elections in Delhi. He said that that the model code was evolved by parties themselves and hence their candidates are supposed to follow these in letter and spirit. He assured to look into suggestions to make the system more transparent.

Led by Lok Satta Party Delhi Unit President Mr Anurag Kejriwal, the delegation comprised Mr Deepak Gupta, Youth 4 Democracy president Mr Surajit Dasgupta and vice-president Mr Sudesh Verma. The memorandum submitted by the delegation argued that the Commission must take measures to hold the sanctity of the Code so that there is a level playing field for all political parties and their candidates irrespective of their respective statures.