Amid the fear of rise in circulation of unaccounted money meant to influence voters, the district election office and income tax department has provided phone number 7587981500 to inform about transportation and distribution of unaccounted money in the district. The caller’s identity will be kept a secret. He or she will also be rewarded.
The district election office and income tax department have launched Clean Money, Clean Election drive to prevent unaccounted money from being distributed to voters. On directives of Election Commission, expenditure surveillance teams have been formed in the district. As per rule, expenditure limit for one candidate has been fixed at Rs 28 lakh.
Collector and district election officer Nishant Warwade said information regarding cash, precious metal confiscation worth Rs 10 lakhs and more is being given to income tax department. But the information about cases of confiscating amount less than Rs 1 lakh are also being shared with income tax department.