Assam chief election officer (CEO) Nitin Khade has urged all concerned to adhere to the ECI guidelines on the Exit Poll ban and to comply with it in letter and spirit.

The ECI under the provision of Sub-Section (1) of Section 126A of the Representation of People Act, 1951 having regard to the provisions of Sub-Section-(2) of the said Section, had notified the period between 7:00 am on March 27, 2021 (Saturday) to 7:30 pm on  April 29, 2021 (Thursday) as the period.

During this period any exit poll and publishing or publicizing by means of the print or electronic media or dissemination in any other manner whatsoever, the result of any exit poll in connection with the General Election to the Assam Legislative Assembly-2021, has been prohibited, said a statement.

As such, the CEO, Assam once again urged all concerned to scrupulously adhere to the guidelines of ECI in the period mentioned above in the interest of smooth completion of the election process in the state of Assam.

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