MAJULI, Oct 27 - The by-election of Lakhimpur constituency will be held on November 19 and to conduct the election peacefully, the district administration of 99 No. Majuli Legislative Assembly has begun to take all kinds of initiatives. With a view to achieve this objective, Majuli district administration has enforced the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) strictly in Majuli district. On October 25, a team of MCC led by Election Officer and also the Executive Magistrate Mogen Narah carried out a drive to remove political hoardings from public places in different areas of the district. During the drive, the MCC team removed several hoardings, banners of BJP, AGP, and Cong etc., from locations of Naya Bazar, Major Deori, Jengraimukh, Phulani, Kamalabari and Bongaon. Hoardings and posters having CM�s photographs were also removed.
To discuss some matters related to the by-election, Majuli�s District Election Officer & DC Pallab Gopal Jha on Wednesday invited reporters of both print and electronic media for a meet. In the meet, a discussion was held about the rules and regulations enforced by the Election Commission of India regarding various issues like model code of conduct, ethical voting, paid news etc.
The DC informed the reporters that the district administration will strictly follow the rules and regulations during the election period. He also added that the administration will do everything possible to conduct the election in a neutral, peaceful and clear manner and requested all the residents of this island district to come to the vote centres without any fear and exercise their democratic rights. Along with the executive magistrate of Majuli, Mogen Narah, the member-cum-secretary of the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) Rajendra Baruah also attended the meeting. Baruah informed the reporters about the strict rules enforced by the Election Commission of India regarding paid news.