Delhi poll: Over nine crore cash seized in Delhi till February 1

The Chief Electoral Officer's office also said that 323 FIRs registered under the Arms Act and 347 people have been arrested.

Published: 01st February 2020 10:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st February 2020 10:21 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

NEW DELHI: Over 6 lakh hoardings, banners, posters were removed under Defacement of Properties Act by the local bodies, officials said on Saturday ahead of the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

According to the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, as on 1st February, a total of 6,19,141 hoardings, banners, posters are removed.

It also said that Rs 9.02 crore cash has been seized till February 1.

501 (485 FIR's/16 DD entries) entries lodged under violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

The CEO's office also said that 323 FIRs registered under the Arms Act and 347 people have been arrested.

Polling on 70 Assembly constituencies will be held on February 8 and the counting of votes will take place on February 11. 

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