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12:00 AM, April 09, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, April 09, 2019

Buried under tide of complaints: Indian EC

Ahead of a general election that starts on Thursday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) says it is swamped with hundreds of thousands of such questions and accusations of violation of election rules, known as the model code of conduct. Many are coming via ever expanding social media. "The commission will only move when there is sufficient material," said Sandeep Saxena, a deputy election commissioner. "It takes 12 hours or so to establish, only then we go for action," he told Reuters.

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