Tag: Lok Sabha Election 2019

EC Orders 26 Lakh Bottles of Indelible Ink @ Rs 33 Cr for LS Polls

[New Delhi] EC Orders 26 Lakh Bottles of Indelible Ink @ Rs 33 Cr for LS Polls
Election Commission of India has ordered 26 lakh indelible ink bottles worth Rs 33 crore.
The seven-phase election will begin on April 11 and conclude on May 19.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the poll panel had bought 21.5 lakh phials, 4.5 lakh less than this year.
Mysore Paints and Varnish Ltd, a government of Karnataka undertaking, is the only authorised manufacturer of indelible ink for the EC.
This order is higher than the last general elections by 4.5 lakh phials. In this election, nearly 90 crore people are eligible to case their votes for which the EC will set up nearly 10 lakh polling stations across the country.
In 1962, the Election Commission, in collaboration with the Law Ministry, National Physical Laboratory and National Research Development Corporation, had made an agreement with Mysore Paints for supply of indelible ink for Lok Sabha and assembly elections.
Since then, it has been supplying the ink for elections in India.
A bottle of indelible ink contains 10 cubic centimetres (cc). As per modern measurement methods, one cubic centimetre is equivalent to one millilitre.
Mysore Paints exports indelible ink to more than 30 countries across the globe.
Soon after the note ban, the company was asked to provide indelible ink to banks to mark customers exchanging defunct currency notes to check suspicious deposits.
Grappling with unending queues and frayed tempers in banks and to check operation of syndicates after the note ban, the government had introduced the system of marking customers exchanging defunct currency notes with indelible
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Capt Calls Priyanka a Masterstroke and Boost to Win Punjab’s All 13 Seats

[Chd,Pb]Capt Calls Priyanka a Masterstroke and Boost to Win Punjab’s All 13 Seats
, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Friday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would change the political equations not only in Uttar Pradesh but the entire country.
Launching the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee’s Jan Sampark Abhiyan ,CM assured Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of full support by the state party cadre to realise Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s dream of an inclusive India.
The Punjab chief minister also asserted that the Congress president will be the the next prime minister of the country.
Priyanka’s entry marked the fulfilment of a long-pending demand of the Congress workers and all party members, across cadre, a party release quoting Amarinder Singh said.
Formally launching the ‘Mission 13’ campaign, he exhorted the PPCC workers to go all out to expose the false propaganda being spread by the SAD-BJP combine and to take the state government’s achievements to the people.