Model code comes into force

The model code of conduct, a set of legally binding dos and don’ts, became operational with immediate effect with the announcement of the Lok Sabha election schedule on Wednesday.

The code bars Ministers from combining official visits with electioneering work and bans the use of official machinery for electioneering and advertisements at the cost of the exchequer for partisan coverage of political news.

There can be no announcement of financial grants or promise of roads and water supply.

Transfer of officials is banned.

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