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Odisha Govt Takes Necessary Measures in Accordance with EC Guidelines for Free & Fair Polls in State

Odisha Govt Takes Necessary Measures in Accordance with EC Guidelines for Free & Fair Polls in State

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has taken several necessary measures in accordance with guidelines of the Election Commission of India in order to ensure free and fair elections in the State. 

The State Administration has informed that it has taken the following measures till April 13 for the smooth conduct of the polls in Odisha.    

•As many as 13,228 non-bailable warrants executed.

•Around 54,204 persons with criminal antecedents detained under Sections 107, 116 of the IPC.

•Over 5,165 licenced firearms deposited with the district administration. 

•  228 unlicenced firearms and 1433.03 gms of explosives seized.

•1, 26,420.55 litres of liquor worth Rs 3, 50, 08,922 seized.

•Unaccounted money worth Rs 2, 93, 19,750 seized by the poll flying squad and police.

•Around 30, 43,573 hoardings and posters removed from public places and 2, 61,876 from private places for violation of model code of conduct.

•State level control room (0674-2395015) received 806 calls relating to poll irregularities while voter helpline number (1950) received 14,902 calls.