Monday, 28 November 2011

Assembly polls- Election Commission in UP today

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Assembly polls- Election Commission in UP today
Clean Media Correspondent 

Lucknow, Nov 28 (CMC): With Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls nearing, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) SY Quraishi will arrive here on Monday to review election preparations. 
The commission will hold a meeting with senior state government officials today. 
Two Election Commissioners VS Sampat and HS Brahma reached Lucknow yesterday evening. 
The high-level team of the panel has also begun a tour of the state starting to chalk out preparations in this regard with the Income Tax department and other enforcement authorities for curbing use of illegal funds during polls. 
The EC team is expected to meet the Director General of Investigations (Income Tax) and his team in Lucknow to review the deployment of I-T officials in these money 'sensitive' constituencies. 
Some of the seats identified as "expenditure sensitive" include Lucknow, Mathura, Agra, Gautam Budh Nagar, Mainpuri, Bareilly, Rai Bareilly, Chitrakoot, Gonda, Azamgarh and Gazipur. 
According to EC rules, an 'expenditure sensitive constituency' is identified "on the basis of past history, profile of the constituency and the state Chief Election Commissioner's office identifies such seats which are prone to high expenditure and corrupt practices". 

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