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Through C-Vigil, citizens are keeping a vigilant eye on the elections

April 24, 2024 05:45 PM
Through C-Vigil, citizens are keeping a vigilant eye on the elections

So far, 2423 complaints regarding violations of the Model Code of Conduct have been lodged
The highest number, 502 complaints, have been received from Sirsa, Anurag Agarwal
Punjab Newsline, Chandigarh, April 24 -
In the Lok Sabha general elections-2024, through the C-Vigil mobile app citizens are keeping a close eye on election violations. As soon as they receive information about violations of the Model Code of Conduct, they send their complaints to the Election Commission. These complaints are resolved within 100 minutes. It is the result of citizens' vigilance that so far 2423 complaints have been received in Haryana, of which the highest number, 502 complaints, are from Sirsa.
The Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal said that the general public is ensuring their participation in the system through the "C-Vigil" mobile app, which is a matter of pride. He said that citizens are cooperating with the Election Commission as election observers to conduct elections impartially and transparently.
Providing district-wise details, he said that 455 complaints have been received from Ambala, 64 from Bhiwani, 264 from Faridabad, 71 from Fatehabad, 140 from Gurugram, 164 from Hisar. Similarly, 30 complaints have been received from Jhajjar, 50 from Jind, 54 from Kaithal, 22 from Karnal, 54 from Kurukshetra, 6 from Mahendragarh, 44 from Mewat, 69 from Palwal, 108 from Panchkula, 13 from Panipat, 28 from Rewari, 89 from Rohtak, 134 from Sonipat, and 62 complaints from Yamunanagar have been received. Among these, 2079 complaints were found to be valid and action was taken accordingly.
He appealed to the citizens to support in making the elections fair and transparent. He said that citizens can take photos or record two-minute videos and upload them on this app. The photo or video will be uploaded on the app along with the GPS location. Complaints will be resolved within 100 minutes of registration.
He mentioned that flying squads and static surveillance teams have real-time information and teams will immediately reach the location from where the complaint is received on the C-Vigil app, informed Sh. Anurag Agarwal.

 
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