EC bans telecast of exit polls in Punjab

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 18:34

Chandigarh: The Election Commission of India
has banned telecast of exit polls related to January 30 Punjab
Assembly Elections from Wednesday evening.

"The ban on telecast of opinion/exit polls in Punjab
would commence 48 hours before the first phase of polling,
i.e., 48 hours before Manipur goes to the poll on January 28,"
Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab said in a release here.

He said the clarification has been issued in view of
confusion as to when the ban on telecast of opinion polls
starts in the state which will witness polling for 117-seats
on January 30.


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First Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 18:34

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