Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PMC takes action on over 3k hoardings since March 16 

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PMC takes action on over 3k hoardings since March 16

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PMC takes action on over 3k hoardings since March 16 ( Representational Image )

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As the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are coming closer & closer, several politicians, political parties etc have put their banners, hoardings, flexes, ads etc all over the city. However, Model Code of Conduct is being implemented in Pune. So, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has started to remove all kinds of ads, flexes, hoardings etc. Since 16th March, the PMC has removed more than 3000 hoardings, banners, ads etc of political parties, politicians etc.

As per further information from the PMC “Preparation of Model Code of Conduct for Lok Sabha Election 2024 has started by PMC! Under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner Madhav Jagtap, action is being taken by the Licensing and Sky Sign Department on wall writings, posters, cutouts/hoarding banners, ads, etc. and all other types of advertisements within PMC limits.”

Following is the count of the no of removed hoardings, flexes etc by the PMC in the last 24 & 48 hours:

Name of ConstituencyNo of removed flexes in 24 hoursNo of removed flexes in 48 hours
208 – Vadgaon Sheri112208
209 – Shivajinagar179144
210 – Kothrud120355
212 – Parvati135243
214 – Pune Camp125394
215 – Kasba Peth11487
211 – Khadakwasla572314
213 – Hadapsar202129
Total15591874

Netizens have actively expressed their opinions on this.

An X user says “In Wanowrie, Salunkhe Vihar area, wall paintings are still intact.”

Another X user tweets “Well, the PMC removed the wall painting of Lotus (BJP symbol) on the government building wall. However, when will action be taken according to the act of defacement of government property? Because no one else seems to have painted such graffiti, only BJP has littered the entire city like this.”

Shreyas Vange

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