EC to parties: Don’t just promise, explain how they’ll be fulfilled

The move, follows a Supreme Court direction and is essentially targeted to ensure “free and fair polls”.

The Supreme Court had in 2013 directed the Election Commission to frame guidelines regarding the contents of election manifestos in consultation with all recognised parties. (PTI) The Supreme Court had in 2013 directed the Election Commission to frame guidelines regarding the contents of election manifestos in consultation with all recognised parties. (PTI)
New Delhi | Updated: February 21, 2014 1:34 am

The Election Commission ensures its observance by political parties in power, including ruling parties at the Centre and in the states and contesting candidates.

First Published on: February 21, 2014 1:27 amSingle Page Format
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