Neelam: (Azadi Times) dated 19 November 2022, The Election Commission of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has issued a code of conduct for the supporters of political parties for the peaceful conduct of the upcoming municipal elections In Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
On the day of polling, there will be a complete ban on the carrying or display of weapons and firearms at the polling station within 24 hours of the final results being obtained by the Returning Officer.
It will continue to be declared and all the rules will be strictly enforced in this regard. No firing of any kind including aerial firing, use of firecrackers or other inflammable material shall be permitted by any person in or near the polling station.
No person shall tamper with the polling material provided for polling at the polling station, subject to strict legal action against such person.
Any person who tries to damage or steal ballot papers or ballot box will be prosecuted along with disqualification of the candidate supported by that person.
Action will be taken. Every person shall fully cooperate with the polling staff present at the polling station and shall fully respect the dignity of the presiding officers and other election staff posted at the polling station.
Misbehave or interfere with the performance of duties of the presiding officers or election staff. Banega will be immediately removed from the polling station by the presiding officer and on resistance, legal action will not only be taken against him but the candidate he supports will be disqualified.