Chandigarh, September 16- In view of the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana, a state level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) has been formed by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, with immediate effect.
While giving this information, a spokesperson of the office of Chief Electoral Officer said that the chairman of this committee would be the Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana, Mr. Anurag Aggarwal, while the Director (M&C), Chandigarh, PIB, Mr. Pavitra Singh, Senior Technical Director, NIC, (Scientist F), Mr. Ganesh Dutt and Deputy Director, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, Mrs. Anita Dutta would be the members. Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Dr. Inder Jeet (Media Incharge) has been appointed as Member Secretary in this committee.
He said that this committee would decide on the appeal made for certification of the advertisements of committees constituted under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Electoral Officer at district level as per the guidelines of Election Commission. Apart from this, the district level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) would examine all appeals for paid-news against the decision of the committee or would investigate cases taken on its own.