The Hush Post | 6:55 pm | One-minute read
Shortly after stalling the release of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Election Commission of India today ordered banning the NaMo TV. A senior EC official on Wednesday, said that NaMo TV cannot be aired during the poll period.
The official referred to a paragraph in the order which said, “Any poster or publicity material concerning any such certified content, which either depicts a candidate (including prospective) for the furtherance (or purported to further) of electoral prospects, directly or indirectly, shall not be put on display in electronic media in the area where MCC is in force.”
Earlier in the day, the Election Commission of India banned the release of biopic on PM Modi. The EC ordered that any movie or film which promotes the purpose of any particular party or any individual should not be displayed on electronic media. The Election Commission’s decision came a day before the movie’s release.
The first phase of Lok Sabha elections begins on Thursday, April 11. The voting for phase I will be held in 91 out of the 543 constituencies spread across 20 states and union territories.