In Gujarat, Election Commission Seizes Over Rs. 20 Lakh Cash, Gold

NEW DELHI: 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 from the Prime Minister’s home-state.

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