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Dated: 3rd November, 2019
ECI appoints Special Expenditure Observer for Jharkhand
The Election Commission of India has appointed Shri B Murali Kumar (ex IRS 1983) as Special Expenditure Observer for the forthcoming Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Jharkhand.
The Special Observer, in consultation with the Chief Electoral Officer, Jharkhand, will be supervising and monitoring the work being done by the electoral machinery and ensure that stringent and effective enforcement action is undertaken based on intelligence inputs and complaints received through C-VIGIL, Voter Helpline 1950 against all persons/entities trying to induce voters by distributing cash, liquor & freebies etc.
It may be recalled that given his past experience in the Investigation Wing of Income Tax Department, Sh B Murali Kumar was also appointed Special Expenditure Observer for 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency and for the recently concluded assembly elections in Maharashtra.