Elections over in Punjab, confiscated currency notes, liquor and drugs stare at officialsElections in Punjab are over. By and large it happened to be peaceful elections, barring one death and a few incidents of scuffles between supporters of one party and the other here and there.
Chief Commissioner did his job well by making it a fair game to the extent possible. There were protests initially by the ruling party but these protests died down as the politician understood that the Commission means business.
In the process, the following good were confiscated:
Unaccounted cash Rs. 33.66 crores
Illicit liquor 31,947 liters
Country made wine bottles 6,97,106
Drugs etc. (Poppy husk 2,641 kgs, Opium 1 quintal, Heroin 23.05 kgs, Smack 3.793 kgs and Lahan 2,27,588 kgs.)
It is a huge catch and shows the extent to which candidates try to go to woo voters.
ISC members may opine on the performance of Commission and suggest ways to utilise/dispose off the items confiscated.