EC seizes over Rs 20 lakh cash, gold in Gujarat

Election Commission of India (ECI)
Election Commission of India (ECI). (File Photo: IANS)

New Delhi, Nov 7: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday said that it has seized over Rs 20 lakh in cash and gold worth Rs 7.33 crore in poll-bound Gujarat.

In a statement, the poll panel said the total amount of cash was recovered until November 5.

It also recovered 3,650-pound sterling.

The EC also seized 24.38 kg of gold in the form of jewellery and bullion along with 3.08 lakh litres of liquor from the state.

Voting for 182 seats in Gujarat will be held in two phases — December 9 and 14. Counting of votes will take place on December 18.


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