Bareilly: It can be Anna-effect that the Election Commission (EC) has taken tough stand against those candidates who tried to manipulate votes by distributing liquors or money during the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

The EC has asked all the district election offices to provide a complaint list of liquor-distribution, bribery and also the name of concerned candidates.

In response, all the election offices have started collecting data of complaints of liquor-distribution and bribery during the last polls in the state.

The Election Commission has also asked to provide the names and mobile numbers of all poll in-charge and inspectors of police stations of the state.