Gangtok, 21 Feb (IPR): The office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim organized an Orientation Programme for upcoming general election 2019 to all the political parties of the State here at the conference hall in Baluwakhani today. The main objective of orientation was to give message and information regarding upcoming General Election and its process to all the political parties in the State.
The orientation programme was chaired by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Shri R. Telang, which was attended by IGP Law and Order, Shri Gyanendra Kumar Verma, Additional CEO, Smt. Roshni Rai, District Collectors of East, North and South, Superintendent of Police from all four districts and representatives of various political parties.
During the programme, resource person, Shri Yadav K Sharma, briefed in detail about the Model Code of Conduct which is a set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India for conduct of political parties and candidates with respect to speeches, polling day, polling booths, portfolios, election manifestos, processions, etc.