ELECTION COMMISSION BANS EXIT POLL

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Ludhiana, April 15, 2019: The Election Commission has banned exit polls between April 11th and May 19th, 2019 in regard with the general election.

Disclosing this here today District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Mr Pradeep Kumar Agrawal said that under provisions of section 126 A of the Representations of the Peoples Act, 1951 "Exit polls cannot be conducted and publicized by means of print and electronic media or dissemination in any other manner till May 19, 2019 at 6.30 PM."

Clarifying further, he said that display of any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey in any electronic media is prohibited during the period 48 hours, including the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in each of the phases in connection with the elections.

Date: 
Monday, April 15, 2019