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1,584 complaints received on cVigil App, 70% found genuine: CEO

NEW DELHI: Over 1,500 complaints have been received till date through the 'cVigil' app by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer here and nearly 70 per cent of those were found to be genuine, according to the Delhi CEO office.

The Election Commission last year had launched an Android-based app - 'cVigil', using which a person can send to it geo-tagged videos and photos of illegal money being distributed or a hate speech being made during polls.

As many as 1,584 complaints have been received till April 25 from citizens on poll code violation through the app, according to data shared by the Delhi CEO office. Of the total complaints, 1108 have been found to be correct and have been disposed of while the rest are being looked into, officials said.

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