13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate? - India

Country: 
India
Question: 
13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
Answer: 
Yes
Comments: 

For example, the Handbook for candidates states that candidates are not permitted any assistance from any government servant to help the candidates prospects in the election. 

Source: 

"Any assistance from any government servant to help your prospects in the election, except that a government servant may, if he so desires, cast his vote for you"

 

Source: Election Commission of India [2009] Handbook of Candidates