Election Commission releases NOTA pitch for all polls

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New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) has introduced a pitch for “None of a Above (NOTA)” choice to promote electorate in sportive their NOTA choice in elections, it was announced on Friday.

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“This pitch will now seem in a final row on all EVMs and a other list papers opposite a NOTA choice during all elections to be hold from now onwards,” an central matter pronounced on Friday, adding required instructions have been released to all a arch electoral officers.

The NOTA choice was done accessible to a electorate with outcome from 11 October, 2013, pursuant to a Supreme Court sequence of 27 September, 2013.

“The categorical design of a NOTA choice is to capacitate electors, who do not wish to opinion for any of a candidates, to practice their right but defilement of a privacy of their decision,” it added.

The pitch for NOTA choice was designed by a National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.