Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (File Photo)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (File Photo)

Ahead of LS polls, over 6 lakh litres of liquor, Rs 37 crore cash seized in UP

ANI | Updated: Mar 23, 2019 20:40 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Election Commissioner L Venkateshwar Lu said that over Rs 37 crore worth of cash and 6,92,519 litres of liquor has been seized in the state by the district administration.
Besides this, over four lakh licensed weapons from across the state have been submitted on the orders of the Election Commission.
The administration has also taken action against 22,28,602 wall writings, posters and banners since the Model Code of Conduct is in force.
The dates of polling in Uttar Pradesh are April 11, 18, 23, 29 and May 6, 12 and 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.
There are 80 Lok Sabha seats at stake in Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)