The Election Commission has completed the printing of required number of ballot papers for the elections of November 20.
Around 80.04 million ballot papers have been printed, according to a bulletin of the election panel. Out of them, 20 million ballot papers are for the first-past the-post and 20.04 million for proportional system of the election of House of Representatives. Likewise, around 20 million ballot papers are for the first-past-the-post and 20.1 million for proportional system of the election of Province Assembly.
The EC had entrusted Janak Education Materials Ltd. with the task of printing the ballot papers. The ballot papers to be used for the first-past-the-post election will contain white background over which election symbols and other details will be printed with red ink while the ballot papers to be used for the proportional representation system will contain white background and other details will be printed with black ink.
The EC will also make voting arrangements for employees and security personnel deputed on election duty, prisoners, and voters of old age homes. Over 17.9 million eligible voters are going to vote in these elections.