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Voters film polling process at booth, share on Facebook; probe ordered

PTI
Published : Apr 18, 2019, 1:50 pm IST
Updated : Apr 18, 2019, 1:50 pm IST

Cases are being registered under Cyber Act against the concerned people an official said.

'This action (Facebook video) is a clear violation of the EC guidelines and also against the principles of secret ballot,' an official said. (Representational image)
 'This action (Facebook video) is a clear violation of the EC guidelines and also against the principles of secret ballot,' an official said. (Representational image)

Osmanabad: Election officials have ordered an inquiry after some voters recorded their voting process at a polling booth here and posted it on Facebook, police said.

As per Election Commission guidelines, voters are not allowed to carry their mobile phones within a 100-metre radius of polling stations on the day of voting, an official said.

 

"This action (Facebook video) is a clear violation of the EC guidelines and also against the principles of secret ballot," an official said.

Cases are also being registered under Cyber Act against the concerned people, who have been asked to delete the video on Facebbook, an official said.

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