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=> State Election Commissioner Basant Pratap Singh informed that for the first time in the civic body elections, a provision has been made for election expenditure account of councilors posts.
=> Instructions have also been given to set up an Election Help Desk at the Returning Officer's Office for supervision of expenditure accounts.
=> It may be mentioned that earlier, the expenditure accounts of the candidates for the post of Mayor and Chairman were only maintained.
=> The maximum limit for election expenditure for the posts of Councilors is RS 8 lakh 75 thousand for a population above 10 lakh and Rs 3 lakh 75 thousand for less than 10 lakh population as per census 2011 in the Municipal Corporation.
=> In municipal councils, the maximum expenditure limit for election expenditure of councilors is Rs. 2 lakh 50 thousand for population above one lakh, Rs. one lakh 50 thousand on population from 50 thousand to one lakh and more than 50 thousand people is one lakh rupees.
=> At the same time, 35 lakhs in municipal corporations with a population of more than 10 lakh and a maximum limit of Rs 15 lakh for the mayor candidates in municipal corporations with a population of less than 10 lakh.
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