DC-West briefs printers and publishers on MCC guidelines for them

Gyalshing, 19 Mar [IPR]: DC-cum-DEO West, Karma R. Bonpo, convened a meeting today with printers and publishers based in West Sikkim.

The DEO explained the “restrictions on the printing of pamphlets, posters etc” clause of model code of conduct to the proprietors present in the meeting.

He explained that all election-related materials need to have the names and addresses of the publishers and the printers. He also mentioned that 3 sample copies of the printed materials along with the ‘Appendix A’ needs to be submitted to the DEO.

The DEO advised that the Printers need to be careful while printing materials in regards to Elections and that Appendix A needs to be filled by the concerned publishers.

He urged the printers that the Order of the Election Commission No. 3/9/(ES008)/94-J.S. II dated 2nd September, 1994 needs to be followed without fail.

A copy of Appendix A was also provided by the Office of DEO West to the Printers present in the meeting.