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EC requests Finance Minister to not use indelible ink for cash exchange

Election Commission On Friday Wrote To Finance Ministry To Request Them Not To Use Indelible Ink For Identifying And Marking Over-the-counter Cash Exchange Customers.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 18 Nov 2016, 12:19:07 PM
Indelible ink is commonly used by EC to mark voters (File photo)

New Delhi:

Election Commission on Friday wrote to Finance Ministry to request them not to use indelible ink for identifying and marking over-the-counter cash exchange customers. 

EC raised the concern as several states will be going to polls and this is one of major points to mark citizens who have already votedThe indelible ink is generally used by Election Commission to mark voters in election process. 

By-elections are due in parliamentary constituencies of Assam, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh as soon as November 19 (Saturday). 

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First Published : 18 Nov 2016, 12:15:00 PM