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EC Asks Parties To Furnish Details About Use Of Choppers

Lucknow, Feb 5: The Election Commission on Saturday directed all the political parties in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to furnish complete details regarding the use of helicopters by them.“The parties should inform EC about the areas

PTI [ Updated: February 05, 2012 9:21 IST ]
ec asks parties to furnish details about use of choppers
ec asks parties to furnish details about use of choppers

Lucknow, Feb 5: The Election Commission on Saturday directed all the political parties in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to furnish complete details regarding the use of helicopters by them.


“The parties should inform EC about the areas covered, number of flights by them through helicopters/choppers with their companies and fare,” Chief Electoral Officer, UP Umesh Sinha told reporters.

He said that air traffic control has also been directed to give information of flight plan of private aeroplanes/helicopters and also of those travelling in it.

Meanwhile, the commission has directed to video-record the proceedings of confiscation of cash of over Rs 10 lakhs and recovery of one kg or more gold and silver, the CEO added.

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