GHMC Commissioner and Election Authority Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy has appealed to all the contesting candidates of various political parties who are taking up advertisements through various means to submit the payment / advertisement / agency details to the concerned Deputy Commissioners or the concerned Returning Officers of the particular ward.
The Election Authority has given certain instructions to all the advertising agencies which are in GHMC limits to furnish the details of the erection of the hoardings, advertisement polls, and various means of the advertisements through the agencies, details of the payments made through cheque are cash towards the publicity charges to the election authority, GHMC.
The Election Authority stated that places of worship i.e., temples, mosques, churches etc., no one should display various type of advertisements, hoardings, cutouts etc., in the above said places as per the directions of the State Election Commission.
He said that the political parties must take prior permissions from the concerned authorities i.e., either from Deputy Commissioner or from the Returning Officer for erection of various advertisements on National Highways, Government buildings, Telephone polls, electrical polls etc., and further appealed the contesting candidates to display the name of the printer of the printing press on the pamphlets, posters etc.,
The Election Authority appealed to the contesting candidates that whoever or using private buildings for publicity purpose they have to take prior permission from the owners of the building as per the directions of the State election commission.
Additional Commissioner Shankaraiah and representatives of various Advertising Agencies have participated in the meeting. (INN)