The argument was that since charges are framed only after a court has applied its mind after perusal of the evidence.
Political as well as party circles were not the only ones taken by surprise, though few claim to know Mayawati’s mind.
The VMC elections will have four corporators each for 19 wards, making a total of 76 as against the previous 75.
Not allowing undertrials to vote is unreasonable.
The Commission said all those who entered the booth premises before 6 PM will be able to vote.
AAP underlined the move as an attempt to curb the practise of liquor and money distribution during elections.
EC tells Kejriwal to ascertain the correct facts on EVMs before making the comment on social media.
The EC has recommended to govt that monitoring the funding of political parties be brought under its ambit.
Total 1,763 hoardings were removed from public property and 138 FIR’s have been lodged till Friday.
The Congress referred to the provisions of the Model Code and SC directions regarding poll code.
Arvind Kejriwal appealed to the voters to not remain silent on noticing any such discrepancy.
Officer Rupesh Thakur, said the Northeast district had the most number of critical polling stations — 157.
EC warned him of “stern action” in case he makes any more violations.
“Any citizen can post a photo or a video of any instance of violation, indicating the location, time and other relevant details, on the Facebook page,” EC said.
Promising to once again reduce water and electricity rates, Kejriwal apologised for resigning last February and appealed for votes.