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Delhi civic polls: Expenditure limit for candidates increased to Rs 8 lakh

Last year, the expenditure limit was increased to Rs 7 lakh from Rs 5.75 lakh.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Published on: March 07, 2022 9:39 IST
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Delhi civic polls: Expenditure limit for candidates increased to Rs 8 lakh. 

 

Highlights

  • Delhi State Election Commission has increased limit of expenditure incurred by candidate to Rs 8L
  • Last year, expenditure limit was increased to Rs 7 lakh from Rs 5.75 lakh
  • The local body polls in Delhi is scheduled for April this year

Delhi State Election Commission has increased the limit of expenditure that can be incurred by a candidate in the elections for the city's three municipal corporations to Rs 8 lakh, reads the official statement.

According to the statement, SK Srivastava, State Election Commissioner, said, "In exercise of the powers conferred under rule 109 of the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Election of Councillors) Rules, 2012, I, SK Srivastava, State Election Commissioner of NCT of Delhi, hereby fix the maximum limit of expenditure to be incurred by as candidate at an election to a ward of three Municipal Corporations of Delhi viz. North Delhi, South Delhi and East Delhi, to be hereafter as Rs 8,00,000."

Last year it was increased to Rs 7 lakh from Rs 5.75 lakh.

The local body polls in Delhi is scheduled for April this year. 

(With ANI inputs)

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