Unaccounted amount of 40 lakhs recovered in Siliguri before election

In view of the Lok Sabha elections, special monitoring is being done by the Income Tax Department everywhere.


Meanwhile, the officials of the Income Tax department got an unaccounted amount of about 40 lakhs from a builder in Siliguri. On the other hand, Rs.23 lakhs from Balurghat, 16 lakhs from Jalpaiguri, Rs.8 lakh from Khoribadi and 54 lakh rupees from Alipurduar have also been recovered.

In this regard, a press conference was held on Friday, according to which, Ashish Verma, Principal Director of Income Tax Department (Kolkata), said that there has been a huge amount of black money circulating in many places before the election, due to which special teams have been constituted at different places.


If anybody spots black money transactions being held, then a toll free number (18003455544) has been issued to which he can contact and give his information.

All information related to the caller will be kept under wraps.

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