Voter can now report violation of model code of conduct using smartphone: Election Commission
New Delhi: The Election Commission, on Thursday, has announced that voters can now registered their complaint with the help of smartphone regarding violation of the model of code of conduct by any political party. The model code of conduct will come into effect as soon as the Election Commission announces the dates for the Lok Sabha election.
Last year, the Election Commission had launched a mobile app, named cVIGIL, for citizens to report any violation of the model code of conduct during elections. The poll panel is expected to announce the dates of upcoming Lok Sabha election in a few days.
The statement issued by the EC said: “Through Citizen Mobile Application, a citizen can submit the complaint from his or her mobile number. It will automatically capture latitude and longitude using the citizen’s mobile GPS connection.”
The voters can check the status of their complaint on their app and they will get the final status of the complaint via messaging service, the statement said.
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