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Election model conduct lifted from 11 districts in Odisha

1/05/2019 at 9:55 AM

Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission of India (ECI) lifted election model code of conduct (MCC) from 11 districts of Odisha in view of advancing of Cyclone Fani, which is likely to make landfall with a wind blow of 185 kmph at Krushnaprasad in Puri district on May 3 afternoons.

The districts from which the MCC was lifted are Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinhpur, Cuttack, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj and Balasore.

It may be noted that the State Government had yesterday requested the ECI to lift the MCC from the State so that the Government will be able take necessary measures to combat the Cyclone Fani.

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