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Posted On : 14 Mar, 2017  Source : PTI  Place : New Delhi 
Voters to exercise NOTA option first time in Delhi civic polls
Voters, for the first time, will be able to exercise the "None of the Above" (NOTA) option for candidates in the upcoming municipal elections in Delhi, State Election Commission said today.

The election to the three municipal corporations will be held on April 22, while counting will take place on April 25.

"There will now be a button for NOTA in EVMs so that voters who do not want to vote for any of the candidates can exercise their option by pressing the buttion against NOTA," State Election Commissioner S K Srivastava said while addressing a press conference here.

He said this is the first time that NOTA option would be provided to voters in all three civic body polls.

The total number of electorate for the civic polls stands at 1,32,10,206, which include 73,15,915 men, 58,93,418 women and 793 voters in the other category.