Himachal News: Strict Action Will Be Taken Against Those Giving And Taking Bribes During Lok Sabha Elections & By-Elections In Himachal

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Hemraj Bairwa said that voters should not accept any kind of bribe and if any person offers any bribe or has information about cases of bribery and intimidation of voters, then report such cases on toll free number 1950.

Kangra District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Hemraj Bairwa

Kangra District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Hemraj Bairwa

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Reported & Written By Kumud Sharma, Diary Times, Dharamshala, March 18: Kangra District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Hemraj Bairwa said that flying squads have been formed to take strict action against such people by registering cases against those indulging in intimidating and threatening voters during elections and those giving and taking bribes.

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Hemraj Bairwa said that voters should not accept any kind of bribe and if any person offers any bribe or has information about cases of bribery and intimidation of voters, then report such cases on toll free number 1950.

The Deputy Commissioner said that according to Section 171B of the Indian Penal Code, any person who gives or receives any gratification in cash or kind with the purpose of inducing any person to exercise his electoral right during the election process, He/She shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to one year or with fine or with both.

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Apart from this, according to Section 171C of the Indian Penal Code, the person who threatens to cause any kind of injury to any candidate or elector or any other person. He/She shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine or with both.

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Kumud Sharma

Kumud Sharma is the First Well-Known Female Journalist of the Journalism World of Himachal Pradesh. I am the Founder, Editor in Chief, Managing Director, Promoter of Diary Times. As a Female Journalist, With My Experience of More Than Nine Years, I Tell You Every News of Himachal Pradesh From The Ground Level With Absolutely Accurate and Correct Information, Be it the Politics of Himachal Pradesh or the Ground Reality, My Perspective On Every News Will Give You Assurance. I Assure You That Every News of Mine Will Comply With the Expertise and Fact Checking Policy.

 

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