EC will keep a tab on illegal acts during BMC election
CST - Election Commission has fastened its belts to keep a watch on the illegal activities which are imminent during the phase of BMC election and campaigns. The strict check will be kept on chartered flights and choppers in order to check unlawful movement of liquor and cash. EC has declared three dry days. 35,000 jawans would be deployed to ensure smooth elections and also to keep extra vigil on curbing liquor distribution among voters. Patrolling would be stepped up in sensitive areas. The crackdown on cash and alcohol would be done with the help of city police, railway police and Income Tax department. The commission has already appointed 15 Expenditure Observers, Income Tax mainly officers, to keep a tab on the expenses of the candidates. The election staff would start getting training for the smooth conduct of elections.