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Ahead of LS polls, Odisha gets 24-hr control room to monitor unaccounted cash flow

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The government on Tuesday set up a 24-hour control room at the Income Tax department in to facilitate quick inflow of information regarding the movement of cash during the elections.

A toll-free number - has been issued to file complaints related to unaccounted cash flow during the elections.

All district collectors have been directed to publicise the newly implemented facility in the IT department.

In a bid to ensure peaceful elections, an inter-state coordination meeting of senior police officials of six states was held in on Friday.

DG and ADGs from Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Telangana, West Bengal, and attended the meeting, in addition to DGP RP Sharma, of - Government of Odisha, (Odisha), BSF IGP (Odisha) and DIG intelligence (Odisha).

Police officials of the six neighbouring states discussed several law and order issues including the flow of illegal money, liquor, Maoist activities, security arrangements in affected areas and Intelligence sharing to develop more impact full inter-state cooperation to tackle the challenges and holding smooth upcoming 2019.

Seven-phase elections in the country will begin on April 11, and counting of votes will be done on May 23.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 13:15 IST