GUWAHATI: The Kamrup (metro) district administration has ordered to remove all posters of political parties and government schemes in the city within Saturday.
The move came immediately after the Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared the dates for polls in Assam on Friday and the model code of conduct came in force. Assam to go for polls in three phases on March 17, April 1 and April 6. The four assembly constituencies under the Kamrup (metro) district will be voting in the final phase.
On Friday, Biswajit Pegu, deputy commissioner of the Kamrup (metro) district, has asked the concerned authorities to remove the political posters and banners as well as banners of various government schemes from all over the city within the next 24 hours.
If any poster or banner of any political party or of government schemes is found to be in any private property then the owner of the property will have to hang his no-objection certificate (NOC) along with the posters too.
Besides, a toll free number of 1950 has also been opened from Friday for any poll related queries.