19 - 01 - 2019

Demands action for telecasting exit poll

AGARTALA, March 6,2018 (TVN): Action was demanded against ten cable news channel for telecasting paid news in the name of exit poll.  In a complain demand for action was made to chief electoral officer. On 27 February the exit poll was telecasted in ten news channel. It was shown CPIM is returning to power by wining forty two seats.

This was telecasted at same time in ten news channel which is violation of election guide lines.The exit poll was brain work of two close associates to Melarmath and two senior CPIM leaders, the complain stated.

In the complain it was mentioned about a news portal of state who carried out the exit poll only to serve the interest of a particular political party. After the exit poll the law and order situation in the state deteriorated.  So immediate action is demanded from CEO against all ten news channels for telecasting paid news.