Elections Commission Says Ballot Paper For Presidential Election Will Be 2 Ft Long As 35 Candidates Have Joined The Race

The Elections Commissioner said the ballot paper for the Presidential election 2019 would be 26 inches in length due to the unprecedented number of candidates running for the presidency.

A record 35 candidates have handed over the nomination papers to run for the Presidency at the election slated for November 16.

As a result of the over 2 ft long ballot paper, the Elections Commission said it had to bear additional costs and deploy more resources.

The Elections Commission is expected to spend Rs. 5 billion for the upcoming Presidential election.

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