Modi’s Kedarnath visit: Election Commission reminds – Code of Conduct is still in force

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham Today, on Saturday, he has reached Kedarnath and offered prayer. It is believed that the Election Commission has given permission to Prime Minister Modi to visit Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham in Uttarakhand on Saturday and Sunday. However, the Commission has also reminded the Prime Minister’s Office that the Model Code of Conduct is still in force.

After the election campaign ended on Thursday for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections, PM Modi decided to go on a religious journey. But before his visit, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was reminded that the Model Code of Conduct applied for the Lok Sabha election 2019 is still effective.

According to the information, the PMO asked the EC’s stand on PM Modi’s two-day Uttarakhand tour. Sources attached to the entire case said that since this is an official visit, the Commission reminded the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) that the Model Code of Conduct, which was implemented from March 10, with the announcement of the Lok Sabha elections is still effective.

Seventh and final phase for the Lok Sabha election 2019 is to be held on Sunday, May 19th. Election results are coming on May 23. Without giving detailed information about PM Modi’s visit, a source said that Modi’s visit is official, so this can be done, but the Prime Minister’s Office has been reminded that Model Code of Conduct is effective now.

Prime Minister Modi will be on a two-day tour of Uttarakhand from May 18. On Saturday, he will be in Kedarnath and Badrinath on Sunday. On Sunday afternoon, he will depart from Badrinath for Delhi.