Accounting of parking charges ofchoppers during electioneering would be maintained in the ensuing assembly elections in Haryana, an EC official said on Wednesday.
"The amount for calculation of expenditure of the candidate would be charged as per actual amount paid or payable at airports for this purpose," state chief electoral officer Shrikant Walgad said.He said the parking charges at commercial airports would be obtained from the Airport Authority of India or the private airport operator for calculation of parking charges of any aircraft.
For parking at other places, the actual charges paid by the operator or candidate for parking or aircraft would be taken into account, he said.
Walgad said in aviation sector, parking charges of aircraft (day or night) were levied on aircraft or helicopter operators as per rates determined by Airport Authority of India or by Private airport operator at respective airport.
These instructions have been issued as per the directions of the election commission, Walgad said.