Lucknow, Apr 16 UNI | 3 months ago

Election Commission has banned telecast of feature films of the actors who are contesting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections by Doordarshan.


However, films and advertisements of the contesting candidates on the private channels or cinema halls have not been banned.

UP Chief Electoral Officer(CEO) Umesh Sinha said here today that only films and not the advertisements of the contesting candidates have been banned in Doordarshan.

He said the feature films have been banned in Doordarshan as it is run through public money.

(Posted on 16-04-2014)