The Central Election Commission is engaged in preparing for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and the Election Commission is ready for elections. It is important for any election, after voting, the blue ink of voters Do you know? The price of ink on this finger goes to billions of rupees.
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Gondia: The Central Election Commission is engaged in preparing for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections and the Election Commission is ready for the elections. It is important for any election, after voting, the blue ink of voters Do you know? The price of ink on this finger goes to billions of rupees. Central Election Commission has ordered 26 lakh bottles of ink for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
There are 90 crore voters in the country and 26 lakh bottles of blue ink are required for this. It costs around Rs. 33 crores. The first phase of the Lok Sabha elections will start from 11th April, the Lok Sabha elections will be held in 7 phases and the final phase will be held on May 19. Polling will be done on May 23. Compared to the 2009 election, the price of blue ink has increased three times this year. In 2009, the price of blue ink was worth Rs. 12 crores. More than 4 lakh bottles of this year have been asked for more than 2014 elections.
There is a 10-ml blue ink in a bottle. At least 350 voters can apply blue ink to a bottle from a bottle. In the elections of 2004, only one point of blue ink was being applied to the voter’s finger. However, on 2006, the Election Commission instructed to set a straight line instead of a dash. Therefore, the use of ink began to grow rapidly. Two bottles are provided at each polling station. Most of the bottles are used in Uttar Pradesh.
There are 3 lakh bottles used in this area. The lowest bottles are used in the union territory of Lakshadweep. 200 bottles are used here. Prior to voting, the ink that is carried on his finger is sent to the entire country from Mysore. Initially the ink was used in the general election of the Lok Sabha in 1962. After that, the ink used to be used in every election in the country.
Ink from Mysore
There were incidents of bogus voting in some parts of the country. This method was used to stop this incident. After putting the blue ink on Mysore ink, it can not be completely erased. The ink is prepared in a varnish company in Mysore. This company gives election ink to 25 countries around the world. The contract to supply ink for the elections to our country is given to the same company. Therefore, the ink used in the elections is known as ‘ink of Mysore’.