Lok Sabha Elections-2019

With 185 possibilities in ravel in Nizamabad, EC chooses EVM over list papers

The Election Commission on Sunday destined a Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana to make arrangements for control of elections in Nizamabad constituency, where 185 possibilities including over 170 farmers are in a fray, regulating EVMs instead of list papers.

After a deadline for withdrawal of nominations finished Thursday, a sum of 443 possibilities remained in ravel in Telangana, with Nizamabad commanding a list during 185.

With a series of possibilities aloft than what a EVMs can accommodate, Telangana CEO Rajat Kumar had progressing pronounced a polls will be conducted by list paper and a matter will be referred to a EC for approval.

According to an central release, a Commission has released orders to M/s ECIL for evident supply of 26820 BUs, 2240 CUs and 2600 VVPATs of third-generation (M3) Electronic Voting Machines make, to CEO Telangana.

The farmers had filed their nominations from Nizamabad, where Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter K Kavitha is seeking re-election, protesting a purported disaster of a statute Telangana Rashtra Samithi to safeguard smallest support cost for turmeric and red jowar (sorghum).

They are also perfectionist environment adult of a turmeric board.

Telangana, that has 17 Lok Sabha constituencies, goes to polls in a initial proviso on Apr 11.

Article source: https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/evms-not-ballots-to-be-used-in-nizamabad-where-185-are-in-fray-ec-119033100696_1.html


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