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Election Expenditure Hikes : ECI Raises Capital Limit For Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies

Election expenditure hikes by the Election Commission Of India just before the elections in the five states are welcomed by the political parties. This increment includes both the parliamentary and Assembly constituencies. Now, the upper limit is Rs 90 lakh for Lok Sabha and Rs 40 lakh for Assembly Elections candidates. Earlier the limit was Rs 70 lakh for Lok Sabha and Rs 28 lakh For Assembly polls. These limits will be applicable in the upcoming elections in the states of the U.P, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur. The Ministry of Law, Justice, and Legislative Department notifies the hike on Thursday. Official Statement by ECI Election Expenditure Hike Details: According to the ECI, this hike is done because of an increase in the inflation index and the increasing size of t...

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