TURA, Feb 09: Election officials have cleared the controversy over the presence of 3 trucks of CGI sheets found at two schools in Demdema nare Phulbari allegedly meant for distribution to woo voters.
The CGI sheets had been sealed after complaints by NPP of its presence to woo voters allegedly by Congress candidate from Phulbari, AT Mondal.
Mondal had earlier denied the allegations and sought an investigation into the matter to clear the allegations.
The Returning Officer to the constituency who conducted the enquiry into the seizure of the CGI sheets submitted his report mentioning that the 300 bundles of aluminum roofing sheets comprising of 2400 pieces was meant for the Demdema Community and Rural Development Block and had been ordered by the state government’s Directorate of Housing.
According to report, the consignment was delivered by Ankit Agarwal on behalf of M/S Frontier Sales Corporation of Guwahati to Demdema C&RD as per the order of the state housing department.
As per the probe report, the consignment was placed inside the school building for two days due to lack of space in the block office.
The entire consignment has since been shifted to the block office premises and sealed by the police in the presence of a magistrate.