Published On : Thu, Jan 19th, 2017

NMC Polls : Flying squads to check malpractice in Nagpur

NMC-PollsNagpur: This time the election watch dogs are determined to keep a through sniff at every activities going under Nagpur Municipal Corporation. The flow of cash and liquor will be strictly monitored and checked in order to conduct fair polls. For the same, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s election department has constituted flying squads and static surveillance teams.

At least four flying squads have been constituted for effective implementation of the model code of conduct. These squads will remain functional till the completion of polls, said a senior official from the election department.

The flying squads are headed by officials and comprise police officials, and videographers for recording all their activities on a daily basis. The squads will also look after the task of videography of all major rallies, public meetings, and other major expenses made by political parties.

Meanwhile, the NMC has removed over 1100 illegal hoardings across the city after the election code of conduct come to force in early this month.