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CEO office working in tandem with Police & Excise departments

In the view of model code of conduct, the Police and Excise departments have been actively keeping strict vigil in the State. Since the announcements of Lok Sabha Elections-2019, seizures of Rs. 4,01,000 cash, 3226.645 litres country liquor, 499.35 litres english liquor, 77.983 litres beer, 100000 litres lahan, 4622.96 grams charas, 93.47 grams heroine, 56 spasmo proxyvon capsules and 2.65 kilogram poppy husk have been done by Police department.
Similarly, exercising its duty to curb irregularities during elections, Excise department has seized 253.705 litres country liquor, 52.875 litres Indian made foreign liquor, 9.165 litres beer in 167 raids with an amount of Rs. 104600 fine imposed on violators.
As per the instructions of Election Commission of India (ECI), as many as 15205 licensed arms have been already deposited to police to ensure fair elections.
According to Complaint Monitoring Report, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) office has received 40 complaints which included 23 through general public, 13 through political parties and 4 through ECI. All complaints have been sent for concerned departments for enquiry and reports, out of which 7 reports have been received. 7 complaints have been disposed off and one has been sent for ECI clarification and 33 complaints are still pending.

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