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UP authorities order not to distribute free food packets with photographs of PM, CM

The order in this regard was issued by food commissioner Sorabh Babu to all district magistrates of the state after the Election Commission on Saturday announced the poll schedule in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa.

PTI Reported by: PTI Lucknow Updated on: January 08, 2022 23:19 IST
In the politically important Uttar Pradesh, voting will be
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In the politically important Uttar Pradesh, voting will be held in 403 assembly seats, starting from the western region and will move towards the east over seven phases from February 10 to March 7.

 

Highlights

  • UP food safety commissioner ordered not to distribute free food packets containing photos of PM, CM.
  • Order in the regard was issued by food commissioner Sorabh Babu to all district magistrates of state
  • The Model Code of Conduct has come into effect in the five poll-bound states.

As model code of conduct comes into force, the Uttar Pradesh food safety commissioner on Saturday ordered not to distribute free food packets containing photographs of the prime minister and chief minister at the fair price shops.

The order in this regard was issued by food commissioner Sorabh Babu to all district magistrates of the state after the Election Commission on Saturday announced the poll schedule in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa.

“The food commissioner of Uttar Pradesh issued directions to all district magistrates of the state not to distribute free food packets containing photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and tagline ‘Soch Imaandaar, Kaam Damdaar’, at the fair price shops,” it said.

In the politically important Uttar Pradesh, voting will be held in 403 assembly seats, starting from the western region and will move towards the east over seven phases from February 10 to March 7.

The Model Code of Conduct has come into effect in the five poll-bound states.

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