Bhopal : Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Chief Electoral Officer V.L. Kanta Rao has informed that candidates of Vidhan Sabha Elections-2018 are required to submit document showing details of three time publication/broadcast of criminal record along with the election expenditure to the Office of District Election Officer/ Returning Officer within 30 days after the declaration of election results.

Similarly, political parties are required to submit report in connection to the publication/broadcasting after compiling the detail of criminal cases of candidates within 30 days after the declaration of election results.

The Election Commission of India as per the order of the Supreme Court had given directives for publication/broadcast of details of such candidates against whom criminal cases are pending or cases in which they have been convicted, mentioning it in the affidavit form-26 during the Vidhan Sabha Elections-2018.