ECI appoints special expenditure observer for Jharkhand

ECI appoints special expenditure observer for Jharkhand

Agency News

New Delhi, Nov 3: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed B Murali Kumar (ex IRS 1983) as Special Expenditure Observer for the forthcoming elections to the Legislative Assembly of Jharkhand.

The Special Observer, in consultation with the Chief Electoral Officer, Jharkhand, will be supervising and monitoring the work being done by the electoral machinery and ensure that stringent and effective enforcement action is undertaken based on intelligence inputs and complaints received through C-VIGIL, Voter Helpline 1950 against all persons/entities trying to induce voters by distributing cash, liquor & freebies etc.

Notably, his past experience in the Investigation Wing of Income Tax Department, Mr Kumar was also appointed Special Expenditure Observer for 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency and for the recently concluded assembly elections in Maharashtra. (UNI)