The district administration is carrying out preparations for the coming Assembly elections. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner Anurag Tiwari said a three-member team would be constituted by the Election Commission to keep an eye on expenditure of candidates. He said 36 special teams will be constituted, with three teams for each of the 10 Assembly constituencies and six for Tumkur Urban Assembly Constituency to monitor poll code violations. Superintendent of Police Raman Gupta said check-posts have been alerted to check illegal transfer of liquor and money into the district.

— Staff Correspondent