Upholding the Model Code of Conduct, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Sunday expelled a few flags, flexes, and hoardings set up by various political parties. The GHMC expelled in excess of 1,000 banners, flexes, and hoardings on Sunday, following the declaration of the Assembly elections on Saturday. GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore said that with Election Commission of India reporting the dates for conducting elections in the State, the Public Defacement Act has been executed in the city.
He said that the municipal body authorities alongside carefulness and implementation wings were included from Saturday night in expelling the hoardings and flexes in various parts of the city. An aggregate of 18,000 sterile labourers, fiasco and rescue staff have removed little and other limited time material, he said including that around 80 per cent of flexes appended to dividers and electric shafts have been evacuated and the procedure will have pro.
According to Election Commission guidelines, political posters, flags, and promotions on all political posters must be expelled in 24 hours after the decisions are declared. Comparable material from open places likewise must be cleared inside 48 hours. Indeed, even private properties, which need official consent or have complaints from people, must be cleared of political posters and boardings inside the following three days.