The Election Commission order banning the screening of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi also applies to NaMo TV, which also cannot be aired during the poll period, a senior official of the poll panel said on Wednesday. Also Read - Bengal Election 2021: Election Commission Removes Bengal ADG a Day After Announcing Poll Dates

The official referred to a paragraph in the order which said, “that any poster or publicity material concerning any such certified content, which either depicts a candidate (including prospective) for the furtherance (or purported to further) of electoral prospects, directly or indirectly, shall not be put on display in electronic media in the area where MCC is in force.” Also Read - Election 2021 Dates Announced: Model Code of Conduct Comes Into Force | Check Out Dos And Don'ts

The EC has banned the release of the Modi biopic, saying any such film that subserves purpose of any political entity or individual should not be displayed in the electronic media. Also Read - Breaking News Updates: Price of Coronavirus Vaccine in Private Hospitals Capped at Rs 250 Per Dose