With the Election Commission keeping a hawks eye on them,the candidates have hit upon an innovative idea to lure the voters by offering them free liquor. The modus operandi is simple. The candidates men give a small coupon to the voters. The coupon entitles them to free liquor at the local shops. The supporters of various parties,requesting anonymity,say that candidates have reached an understanding with the liquor vend owners by which they make either an advance payment and accordingly issue the coupons to the electors for free liquor. The coupon is a small paper on which a mark is made by the main supporters of the candidates as per the understanding with liqour vend people,said a party supporter.
Written by Express News Service | Jalandhar | Published: January 23, 2012 1:29:03 am