EC mutes poll candidates’ caller tunes, ringtones..
As mobile caller tunes and ringtones are the easiest mode to reach masses, many aspirants have adopted this medium. Election authorities were informed of this thorough complaints and they convened a meeting with telecom companies. “In adherence to the guidelines, caller tunes, ringtones and SMS will not be allowed by the companies without seeking a certification from the election body. If any individual, party or candidate indulges in such practices, the commission will take legal action against them,” said Dr Jogaram.
The Additional CEO accepted that the Commission has received multiple complaints related to such advertisements.
Full report: dnaindia.com