Monday, June 24, 2024

DCs of Kohima & Mokokchung direct printing presses

Nagaland News

Dimapur, March 21: Deputy Commissioner Kohima Kumar Ramnikant, IAS has issued a directive to all printing presses in Kohima concerning restrictions on printing pamphlets, posters, etc., as governed by Section 127A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. It has been emphasized that these provisions must be strictly adhered to during the upcoming General Election to the Lok Sabha in 2024.
In accordance with the stated provisions, all printing presses in Kohima district have been instructed to clearly indicate the names and addresses of the printer and publisher on any election-related materials they print.
Also, printers are required to submit three copies of the printed materials along with the declaration obtained from the publishers, as mandated under Section 127A(2), to the DC Office Kohima within 3 days of printing.
It further stated that any violations of Section 127A and the directives issued by the Commission will be taken seriously, and stringent actions, including the revocation of printing press licenses under relevant state laws, will be pursued.
Mokokchung: Deputy Commissioner (DC) & District Election Officer (DEO), Mokokchung, Thsuvisie Phoji has notified to all the printing presses in and around Mokokchung district to follow the guidelines regarding printing of election posters, pamphlets etc.
He has directed all printing press to clearly indicate the materials (election posters, pamphlets, etc) the names and addresses of the printers and publishers of any such materials printed by the press.
The printing press shall furnish four (4) copies of the printed materials along with the declaration of the publishers attached within 3 days of the printing thereof to the office of the Deputy commissioner & District Election Officer.
The printing press shall also furnish the information regarding number of copies of the documents printed and the price charged for such printing job, not collectively but separately in respect of each election pamphlets, posters etc. printing by him within 3 days of the printing of each such documents.
All printing presses under the district have been asked to comply with the instructions/guidelines, failing which action will be taken as per the relevant law of the state.
In another order, the DC & DEO also directed all the government employees posted under Mokokchung District to be in station with immediate effect.
The DC also stated that all heads of the offices should ensure their presence and also their subordinate officers and staffs in their respective place of posting. Permission for station leave on official duty shall be obtained from the DC with clear and specific details of such duty. Any government employee on leave of absence on medical ground shall be recalled for appearing in person before the medical board.
Disciplinary action shall be initiated against any errant officials as per section 134 of the RP act 1951.
(Page News Service)