The Election Commission has deployed six civil service officers from Andhra Pradesh as expenditure observers for three Parliamentary constituencies in Chennai.
An official statement said the list contains five officers from Indian Revenue Service (IRS) and one from Indian Defence Accounts Service. B.C.S. Naik and Ramakrishna Bandi will be supervising Chennai Central, while B. Rajaram and T.V. Ravi (Chennai North) and Rajeev Benjwal and K. Balakrishna (Chennai South). Mr. Balakrishna is from IDAS.
The Expenditure Observers visited the city on March 29. They will be visiting again on April 10 and will stay in the constituencies till April 25.