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Poll code : Beware of accepting cash, gifts for vote

Poll code : Beware of accepting cash, gifts for vote

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Mangaluru, Mar 31, 2018: Offering cash or any gift  or accepting cash or gift  in exchange for votes is a punishable offence and those found guilty will be subject to a  jail term of upto one year and penalty or both as per IPC 1960 Column 171B in the wake of the enforcement of the poll code of conduct.

gift 31This warning has been issued in a press communiqué by Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil who is also the District Election officer.

He has also informed  that Flying Squads have been formed to check any instance of offering or accepting bribe for votes.

Any such instance can be brought to the notice of the authorities  by calling the 24X7  control room on toll free number 18004252099.

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Sagar, Moodabidri Sat, March-31-2018, 5:15
If you offer gift for vote it is your biggest foolishness. U trust blindly
Vikas Shetty, Puttur Sat, March-31-2018, 5:10

Voting is a individual right of a citizen, it is not in  anybody’s hold.

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