All non-voters should leave Munugode after last lap of campaigning on 1 Nov: CEO

The CEO stated that special forces have been deployed to identify non-voters residing in spaces like function halls, hotels and more.

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on  31 Oct 2022 2:32 PM GMT
All non-voters should leave Munugode after last lap of campaigning on 1 Nov: CEO

Hyderabad: With the Munugode by-election campaigning coming to a close at 6 pm on November 1, Telangana Chief Election Officer (CEO) Vikas Raj stated that no person who is a non-voter of the constituency should stay back in Munugode post November 1.

The CEO stated that special forces have been deployed to identify non-voters residing in spaces like function halls, hotels and more.

185 cases have been booked against various politicians and parties as part of Munugode by-elections, informed the Telangana Chief Election Officer Vikas Raj on Monday.

Nearly 6.8 crores cash has been seized within the limits of the Munugode Constituency. Additionally 4560.4 liters of liquor worth Rs.14,26,879.63 has been seized.

The Munugode by-polls are scheduled to be held on November 3 from 7 am to 6 pm.

There are 298 polling stations in Munugode by-polls of which 35 of them are in urban locations and 263 of them are in rural areas.

An Income Tax team of seven members had been deployed to monitor the expenditure related activities of the candidates and political parties, and 3,366 State police personnel and 15 companies of the central forces had been deployed covering the length and breadth of Munugode. In addition, 100 checkpoints were set up throughout the constituency to monitor the movement of men and materials from other locations.

There are 2,41,000 voters in the constituency and all of them will have been given new voter ID cards with special design features. "Soon such cards will be distributed to all voters across the state," the CEO said.

"We have been receiving multiple complaints from various sources. I urge the public to use the cVigil application that is meant for reporting on activities that go against the Election Commission of India's Moral Code of Conduct," the CEO said.

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