Kanpur: The State Election Commission has allotted a record 164 election symbols for the Panchayat elections. Only one candidate will use a symbol. 45 lakh ballot papers have come to Kanpur.
The maximum number of 57 election symbols has been given for Pradhaani. It has among them necklace, bell, cot, car, mace, trident, door, bangles etc.
Meanwhile 53 symbols have been allotted for the District Panchayat. It has fish, radio, thermos, scooter, soldier, television, loudspeaker, pistol and telephone.
36 signs including Gulli-Danda, sword, Coconut, Kite, Press, Table Fan, Bird nest, Ball and Hockey, Slate and Shehnai have been allotted for the area panchayat.
For the Gram Panchayat member, 18 symbols have been given including Okhali, Farsa, Banana, Ghadar, Damru, Shankh and Nal.
Assistant District Election Officer VK Srivastava said that 45 lakh ballots of four colors have been printed. The Commission has given 164 signs. Everyone has different election symbols.
In the panchayat elections for Kanpur, 1512 nomination forms were sold on the first day. The panchayat election nomination will start from April 3.