Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra announced the election schedule for Goa, Punjab, Jharkhand, UP, and Manipur. The Election Commission of India confirmed that the MCC(Moral Code of Conduct) will be applicable right from the moment the election schedule is informed.
The EC said it is mandatory to upload the details of the candidates with criminal records on their party websites. And also, those parties have to explain why they have opted for candidates with criminal records.
It also wanted the people to complain on cVIGIL application if any party or person related to political parties violate the MCC by distributing money and giving freebies etc.,
It also assured that ECI will take strict action on the concerned person within 100 minutes of the complaint.