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ECI introduces cVIGIL for reporting MCC violations online

The application is available on both Android and IOS devices.
12:22 AM Apr 01, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
eci introduces cvigil  for reporting mcc violations online
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Jammu, Mar 31: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched an online application for citizens to report Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations during the election period.

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An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that the application is called ‘cVIGIL’ to denote vigilant citizens of the country who can play a proactive and responsible role in the conduct of free and fair elections.

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He said that this innovative application ‘cVIGIL’ allows vigilant citizens to give live reports on incidents of MCC violation within minutes of having witnessed them.

The spokesman said that they do not have to rush any more to the office of the Returning Officer in their assembly constituency.

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He said that once an incident of MCC violation is reported by cVIGIL, it would be forwarded to a flying squad for investigation.

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“In case of a registered complaint, a unique ID number would be generated to allow the citizen to track their complaint status. Anonymous complaints do not get any identification numbers for tracking purposes,” the spokesman said.

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He said that the citizens can use cVIGIL only to report MCC violation cases.

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“For other complaints, they can use the facility available in the mobile app or website of ECI Citizen Services,” the spokesman said.

For more information, the citizens are encouraged to visit the official website of the Election Commission of India https://www.eci.gov.in/.

The application is available on both Android and IOS devices.

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