DIBRUGARH, March 31 - The district administration has issued some 15 show- cause notices to different candidates in the district for violation of the Model Code of Conduct in the run up to the Assembly polls.
Anticipating similar violation, the Flying Squads today seized 30 bundles of CGI sheets, 25 bicycles, 42 bundles of yarn, 29 solar lamps, seven water filters, nine handpumps, 19 weaving machines, and three bags of mosquito nets from Namrup and Sassoni within Naharkatia LAC.
The seized items reportedly belong to the Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council (SKAC). The seizure was made to ensure that the items were not used to lure voters. If the seized items are not connected with the elections, they will be released for distribution after the polls, Deputy Commissioner MS Manivannan told newsmen here today.
DC also informed that as many as 381 excise cases were registered and 309 persons arrested by the Excise Flying Squads till date.
�The squad seized 2518 litres of country-made liquor, 504 litres of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and 164 litres of beer. All licenced arms in the district have also been collected, cash recovery during frisking and checking of vehicles amounts to Rs 13,47,990,� DC Manivannan said. Meanwhile, the election office here has informed shifting of five polling station venues. The Khowang TE Staff Club (East) polling station under Moran LAC has been shifted to Sarsabari LP School (East) and the Khowang TE Staff Club (West) polling station has been moved to Sarsabari LP School (West).
In Dibrugarh LAC, the Graham Bazar Boys LP School polling station has been shifted to 1 No. Tinkunia Adarsh Nimna Buniyad Balika Bidyalay. In Tingkhong, Ouphulia TE LP School PS has been shifted to Ouphulia TE Staff Club. In Naharkatia, the Tipam Fakial LP School (Left) PS has been shifted to Tipam Fakial M V School.