Parrikar questions Goa CEC over ` 16 cr expenses on vehicles
16th June 2017, 07:08 Hrs
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday took a dig at the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa for its alleged excessive expenditure of Rs 16.86 crore on vehicles hired during the recently concluded State Legislative Assembly elections.
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Speaking at a function, Parrikar said, “There is a need for discussion over the ‘code of conduct’. Initially, it was envisaged at no special advantage to the ruling party. That has to be there. But today it has degenerated into no work. What was our Election Commission did during
Amount spent on hired vehicles was close to ` 12 crore
Hired 720 vehicles for a period of one month from an agency
418 given to police, 156 and 146 to staff of South and North Goa Collectorates respectively