₹13.54 crores have been spent by the Belagavi administration for holding the bye-elections for Belagavi PC revealed RTI query by Bhimappa Gadad.
The voting happened on April 17 and counting on May 2 where Smt Mangal Suresh Angadi won.
13.54 crore has been spent by the district on the by-election for the recent by-election in the Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency.
A total of 2,566 polling booths have been allocated ₹30,000 to Tahsildars for the purpose of paying election expenses. That amount would be ₹ 8.69 crore.
A sum of 1 crore has been given to the Deputy Commissioner’s Office.
₹ 1.61 lakh has been spent on fuel supply for election vehicles.
27.28 lakhs spent on rent of vehicles
₹ 1.32 crore for various construction works at polling booths
Observers were provided with 2 mobile phones at a cost of ₹ 23,700.
₹ 6.82 lakh spent on Covid-19 material, election training, and ₹ 72.30 lakh on polling day and ₹ 2.70 lakh on counting day.
No information has been shared as to where the 1 crore was spent by DC allocated to it.