With 185 candidates in fray for Nizamabad EC decides to use jumbo EVMs


vvpatHyderabad, Apr 01: Contrary to reports that ballot papers will be used at the Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, the Election Commission of India has decided to go ahead with jumbo Electronic Voting Machines.

The constituency is witnessing a record fight, with 185 candidates filing their nominations. The EC has directed the state authorities to procure a M-3 sized EVM for polling instead of ballot papers. The EC directed the Electronic Corporation of India Limited to supply 26,820 ballot units, 22,420 control units and 2,600 VVPATs of M3 make for the elections.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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