Ballot papers are used for polling in Nizamabad Lok Sabha body in Telangana as 185 candidates, a majority of them farmers, remained in fray for the subsequent month’s elections, officers aforesaid.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao’s daughter K. Kavitha is seeking re-election from the Lok Sabha constituency, wherever the Congress has once more fielded Madhu Yaskhi Goud. With the point in time for withdrawal of nominations coming back to an end on Thursday, Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar aforementioned 185 candidates, among them 178 farmers, remained in fray in Nizamabad.
Turmeric and red sorghum farmers filed their nominations as a group to focus on their issues, particularly with relevancy remunerative costs.
As Electronic Voting machines (EVMs) may be used for a set of sixty four candidates, the authorities will need to use ballot papers for polling in Nizamabad.
Rajath Kumar aforesaid the arrangements for the conduct of polling with ballot papers were still underneath discussion and a final decision would be taken by the commission.
He additionally aforesaid a complete of 443 candidates were in the fray for all seventeen Lok Sabha seats within the state, visiting polls on April eleven. Medak constituency has solely ten candidates.