Ghaziabad. In view of the UP Assembly Elections 2022, the State Election Commission has given strict instructions to all the District Election Officers regarding the election expenses. As a result of this, the Returning Officer of every district of UP has fixed the fixed rates of expenditure for the contesting candidates. Now the candidates will have to give account of election expenses from these rates. In Noida and Ghaziabad adjacent to Delhi, the expenditure has been fixed for the candidates under the Corona Guidelines. In Noida, an amount of Rs 10 has been fixed for tea and Rs 15 for coffee. At the same time, in Ghaziabad, Rs 7 for tea and Rs 10 for coffee. In Ghaziabad, Rs 1100 has been fixed for the Havan of the candidates, Rs 2100 for LCD, Rs 200 for a three-layer face mask, Rs 100 to 600 ml of sanitizer, Rs 10 to 600.
At the same time, the price of a face mask in Noida has been fixed at Rs. Whereas the price of 100 to 600 mg sanitizer has been fixed at Rs 18 to 600. At the same time, the cost of 250 ml liquid soap has been fixed at Rs 55, for face shield Rs 30, for glove-plastic foil at Rs 60 and for glove-rubber (surgical) at Rs 6 and for thermal scanner at Rs 973.
The eyes of the Election Commission will be on tea samosas and dinner plates.
These rates were fixed in Noida and Ghaziabad
According to the District Magistrate of Noida, the price of tea has been fixed at Rs 10 and that of coffee at Rs 15. Samosa Rs 10, Loudspeaker Rs 760 per day, Pandal Rs 900 to 3100 per day, Fabric banner Rs 350, Fabric flag Rs 12 to 28, Poster Rs 1,380 to 2,500, Chair Rs 7 to 12 per day, Sofa 50 to 75 Rs. 10 per day and quilts and mattresses for Rs. 10 per day, Dhol Rs. 400 per day, Ragini Rs. 15 thousand to Rs. 40 thousand per day, Bike and Scooty Rs. 300 per day, Car cost Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 3,200 per day, Hotel room from Rs. 1,150. The rate of Rs 4,600 per day has been fixed. The rate of a plate of puri-sabzi has been fixed at Rs 30, while its price was fixed at Rs 35 at the time of Lok Sabha elections.
So much money will have to be given for samosa and bread pakoda
At the same time, in Ghaziabad, Rs 10 has been made for samosa and bread pakoda, Rs 5 for mathri, Rs 75 to Rs 100 for lunch. The cost of worship items like incense sticks for Rs 10, coconut for Rs 20, Rs 1100 for both Pandit and Havan has been fixed. Similarly, if candidates make their mouths sweet, then Rs 750 for cashew, Rs 400 for sweet mawa, Rs 200 per kg for laddus have been fixed.
All the returning officers of the state will have to keep a complete account of the expenses of the candidates of the assembly. (file photo)
DM of every district is deciding the rate
Let us inform that in every district of UP, the rate of expenditure of the candidates has been fixed similar to that of Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar districts. A Grievance Cell has also been constituted in every district to address the complaints received against the candidates. Complaints related to assembly elections can be lodged in this cell.
Explain that on the orders of the Election Commission, all the District Magistrates cum District Election Officers of the state have to keep an account of the expenses of the candidates of the assembly. For this, a team has been constituted in every district. In Noida and Ghaziabad too, during the election, all kinds of material, including food, flags, banners, vehicles used in the elections, and singers and singers, will be accounted for in the candidate’s account. Each candidate will have to open a separate bank account for election expenses. All the candidates will make all types of bill payments from this account.