BJP knocks at EC door, demands action against AAP for propaganda on deletion of voters' names in Delhi
Poll authorities Tuesday recovered Rs 42 lakh in cash from North East parliamentary constituency ahead of the elections here, officials said.
"The statistics surveillance team of Delhi's chief electoral office, constituted to keep an eye on the expenses of political parties, has seized Rs 42 lakh in cash in North East parliamentary constituency," a senior official said.
A total of 1320.84 kg of narcotics and drugs have also been seized from across Delhi till date.
"A total of 151 FIRs or DD (daily diary) entries have been lodged till date in connection with the violation of the model code of conduct," the office of the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said in a statement.
"Out of these, 16 are against the Aam Aadmi Party (nine FIRs and seven DD entries), 20 against the Bharatiya Janata Party (14 FIRs and six DD entries), six against the Congress (all DD entries), one against the Bahujan Samaj Party (one DD entry), Samajwadi Party (one DD entry), and 107 against others or non-political (entities)," it said.
Meanwhile, a day after AAP leader Raghav Chadha wrote to the Election Commission demanding a probe into voter cards found in a garbage dump in south Delhi and alleging a BJP conspiracy behind it, a senior official from the CEO office said, "The CEO office has received the report from the Returning Officer of the South East constituency."
A senior official of the poll panel had Monday said that a complaint has been filed and the matter was under investigation.
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