mass contest poll

At least 1,000 farmers from 200-odd villages are planning to file their nominations for the Lok Sabha elections from the Nizamabad parliamentary constituency.(AFP/Picture for representation)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: 1,000 Nizamabad farmers to mass contest polls for higher crop prices

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 01:56 PM IST
A contest by so many farmers is likely to pose problems for the Election Commission. One EVM can accommodate only 16 names and the control unit can record the voting of only four such EVMs linked together, which means each control unit can register a maximum of 64 candidates.
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