GUWAHATI: Assam excise department on Friday opened two help line numbers ahead ensuing Assam Assembly Polls to gather intelligence on illegal supply or sale of liquor in the state. The helpline numbers are 7002231557 and 7002266033.
The department notified the helpline numbers for receipt of intelligence input about illegal production, storage, sale of liquor and to receive the grievances and information of the violation of rule and distribution of liquor among voters to influence voting.
Sushanta Debnath, assistant inspector of excise, Guwahati and Debasish Dey, assistant inspector of excise, Guwahati were asked to handle the helpline numbers.
As per the notification, both the officials shall register every information and complaint received from general public or group, and will accordingly pass on information to the concerned Superintendent of Excise to take action accordingly.
“If the information is discreet in nature then it must be immediately forwarded on to the joint commissioner of Excise (EIB), Assam for necessary action. The order shall come into force from January 29, 2021,” the order said.