EC to put in place stringent measures to check money flow in TN

Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra today said the EC will intensify efforts to curb money flow in Tamil Nadu in view of April 18 Lok Sabha elections and by-polls to 18 Assembly constituencies. Speaking to reporters in Chennai, they said the ECI has directed the DCs and Police Officers to carefully look into law and order concerns and take appropriate actions."This will be done to build conducive environment, by speedy execution of pending Non Bailable Warrants (NBWs) and speedy disposal of pending cases of the electoral offences from last elections," they said.

The EC has directed the officers to ensure comprehensive monitoring for GPS enabled squads, Static Surveillance teams and checking at border check-posts, besides maintaining strict vigil on liquor seizure and freebies, cash transfer movements.