Samadhan, an application introduced by the Election Commission, has received a total number of 9,914 complaints, of which 8,898 complaints have already been disposed and around 1,016 complaints were under the process of disposal.
Among the total number of complaints received by the commission so far, around 526 complaints were from different political parties among which 4,765 complaints have already been disposed while 511 were in the process of disposal.
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Amit Jyoti Bhattacharya said: “Altogether 9,914 complaints were received by the commission through Samadhan application most of which has already been resolved. The complainants were always given the feedback and the status of their complaints through the application.”
Around 4,638 complaints were lodged by the citizens some of which were related to the violation of the model code of conduct. Since the notification of the Assembly elections in the state, more than Rs 7 crore has been seized by various agencies from across the state so far.
The Income Tax department has seized Rs 4,86,23,750 from various places while fly squads has conducted expenditure monitoring surveillance and seized Rs 91,75,719 from various districts. The static surveillance team has also seized Rs 1,46,92,390 from across the state. Altogether the commission has seized Rs 72,4,91,859 since the notification of the elections in the state.
The Election Commission held a video conference with various observers in the state on Wednesday to take a stock of the overall poll preparations in the state. It was learnt that the senior election commission officials convened a meeting with all the general observers, expenditure observers and police observers in the state.
Meanwhile, the EC has issued notification on March 28 saying that the candidates contesting the election can keep a watch on the entry gates of the strong room from outside the inner areas.
It was learnt that the commission has sought a detail report about the security arrangements of especially in the Left Wing Extremism divisions. The police observers were also asked about the non-bailable warrants that were still pending at various police stations in the state. Expenditure observers were also asked to keep a tab on the movement of illegal money.