COMMITTEE ON ELECTION MANIFESTO
Reading out the Supreme court verdict on the announcement of freebies to attract the voters, Rajat Kumar said, “As per the verdict, no political party can announce freebies selectively, it can announce sops in larger interest of the people.” However, he has not clarified whether the Telangana government can give the second installment of Rythu Bandhu scheme in which Rs 4,000 per acre will be given to farmers in the month of November. A decision will be taken by the Committee of the Secretaries and it will be send to the Election Commission for approval.
if more than 16 candidates contest the polls, another balloting unit would be attached to the controlling unit.
Gujaratis in Kozhikode carrying the idol of Ganesha to immerse it in sea water, as part of Ganesholsavam celebrations |
ECI Chief Rajat Kumar |