Kothagudem: District Collector Rajat Kumar Saini appealed to the leaders of political parties in Bhadradri Kothagudem to conduct election campaign in an environment-friendly manner.
In a statement here on Friday, the Collector said party flags, buntings made of plastic, flexis, stickers and other campaign material could pose threat to the environment; hence, the political parties have to take care in avoiding the use of such material.
Joint Collector K Venkateshwarlu held a meeting with printers and representatives of various political parties at the Collectorate and explained them about the guidelines to be followed during the campaign.
Prior permission must be obtained from Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) in matters related to the campaign. No harm or inconvenience should be caused to any individual during the campaign, he said.
Sticking wall posters and wall writings on government and other properties must be avoided. A prior permission from police officials concerned must be obtained for conducting rallies and public meetings, he said.
Using Suvidha app, the candidate, his representative or election agent could apply for various permissions related to the campaign. Similarly, the public could make use of C-Vigil app to report or lodge complaint related to poll code violations by political parties, Venkateshwarlu explained.