State level MCMC constituted


Dimapur, April 30: The State Level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) for conduct of bye election to Lok Sabha, 2018 has been constituted with chairman – Abhijit Sinha, IAS, Chief Electoral Officer, Nagaland; Members – One Observer appointed by the ECI, Limawati Ao, Director, Information & Public Relations; Shahu Patole, IIS, Deputy Director, News, AIR Kohima; Xavier Rutsa,
Senior Journalist & Correspondent, Times of India and member secretary – Khegukha Sema, Jt. Chief Electoral Officer, Nagaland.
The State Level MCMC shall perform two sets of functions: Deciding appeal from both District and Add I. CEO Committees on Certification of advertisement as per the Commission order No.509/75/2004/JS-i Dated 15th April 2004 and examining all cases of paid news on appeal against the decision of District MCMC or cases that they may take up suo motu, in which case it shall direct the concerned ROs to issue notices to the candidates.
(Page News Service)