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Election Observer of TN reviews election scenario in Nilgiris

Election Observer of TN reviews election scenario in Nilgiris

Tamil Nadu's Election Special Expenditure Officer, PR Balakrishnan, participated in a consultation meeting with electoral officers and various government department representatives to assess the election scenario in Nilgiris ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The meeting, held at the district collector's office, saw the presence of District Election Expenditure Officers Sandeep Kumar Mishra and D Kiran.

The primary objective of the meeting was to review the surveillance team's efforts in monitoring candidate expenses and the movement of cash, liquor, drugs, and freebies distributed to voters. Balakrishnan emphasised the need for officers to closely monitor these activities. He instructed flying squads and surveillance teams to remain vigilant at all checkpoints, checking vehicles for potential transportation of cash or freebies. Additionally, he urged bank officers and ED officials to watch for any suspicious transactions in candidates' bank accounts and report them promptly.

The event was attended by District Electoral Officer and Nilgiris Collector M Aruna, District Superintendent of Police Chandravadivel, Additional Collector Koushik, and other government officers.