Published On : Wed, Jan 8th, 2014

EC bans Politicos photos on banners for farm expo

Nagpur News: The Election Commission has given a green signal to the national agricultural exhibition which is to held in second week of February. However, it has banned publishing the photographs of ministers in banners and posters of exhibition.

Though, the Election Commission is yet to declare the dates of Lok Sabha elections, it is being speculated that the elections will take place in February. In this case, the effect of elections will be visible in the national agriculture exhibition.

Keeping this is mind, the Central agriculture department took advice of Election Commission and decided to ban the printing of ministers photographs in banners and posters of the exhibition.
It should be noted here that the exhibition will be inaugurated by the hands of President Pranab Mukherjee at Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) situated at Wardha road. The government would be spending 50 crore on this exhibition for which more than 50,000 farmers will come to Nagpur everyday.