Election Commission has directed the MP Govt to cancel the transfer of 12 Joint/Deputy Collectors which were issued on 8th Oct 2020 in poll-bound districts.

It came to the notice of Commission that these transfers were issued during the period of the Model Code of Conduct.

Commission discussed the matter at length and after taking into consideration the recommendation of Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh, Commission has directed the State Government to cancel these transfers with immediate effect.

Commission reiterated that in case any poll going district has an acute necessity to fill a vacant post during the operation of Model Code of Conduct, State Government in consultation with Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh, shall send a panel of suitable officers for Commission’s consideration and approval.

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