EC lifts model code of habits in Delhi imposed on account that Jan 6 for elections

EC lifts model code of habits in Delhi imposed on account that Jan 6 for elections

The mannequin code of behavior which was enforced in the countrywide capital on January 6 in advance of the Delhi Assembly polls used to be lifted on Wednesday, the Election Commission said.

The announcement comes a day after the counting of votes polled for the duration of the elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly held on February 8.

"Now, that the announcement of end result in respect of NCT of Delhi has been completed, the model code of behavior in impact due to the fact that January 6, 2020 has ceased to be in operation in the NCT of Delhi with immediate effect," the EC stated in a notification issued on Wednesday.

The provisions of the mannequin code of behavior are enforced from the date of announcement of ballot schedule with the aid of the Election Commission and it remains in operation until completion of the election process, officers said.

In the run-up to the hotly contested polls, poll authorities had taken a wide variety of measures on violations of the model code of conduct by using parties or individuals.

Cash worth over Rs 10 crore had been seized through poll authorities till February 6 and bullion well worth Rs 31.66 crore was once seized.

Over 6.47 lakh posters, banners and hoardings had additionally been eliminated since January 6, when the poll code came into force, the officers said.

Meanwhile, the new Delhi Legislative Assembly used to be constituted on Wednesday, a day after the Aam Aadmi Party swept the elections triumphing sixty two of the 70 seats.

The professional Twitter manage of the Delhi Assembly stated the Election Commission has notified the outcomes of the polls.

"With this the Seventh Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi is deemed to have been constituted w.E.F (with impact from) 12.02.2020 (Section 73 of the Representation of the People Act,1951)," it said.