Election Commission stops release of PDP poll manifesto

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Jammu, Nov 24: In an overnight decision, the Election Commission has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from releasing its election manifesto on Monday.

In a communication addressed to the PDP, the state's chief electoral officer (CEO) said that since campaigning for the first phase of the state assembly elections ended Sunday evening, the PDP cannot release its poll manifesto Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir election 2014

PDP had announced on Sunday evening that it would release its election manifesto in summer capital Srinagar on Monday.

Election Commission sources said that the manifesto can, however, be released on Nov 26 after polling for the first phase ends on Tuesday evening.

IANS

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