Model Code of Conduct to be withdrawn 27 May in Tamilnadu

Satyabrata Sahoo

Chennai: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo today said the election Model Code of Conduct, implemented in the State from 10 March after the announcement of the Lok Sabha polls and by-election will be in effect till 27 May.

In a statement today, the CEO said though voting for the Lok Sabha Polls and 18 Assembly constituencies are over, election is scheduled to be held in four Assembly seats 19 May.

“Following this, counting will be done 23 May. The Election Commission of India has said the Model Code of Conduct will be in effect till 27 May,” the statement added.

NT Bureau