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2019-12-09T14:32:25+05:30

Out-of-the-box Party!

On December 11, 2018, the entire country was awaiting the big assembly polls results with bated breath. But the EC website curiou­sly shut shop for two full hours. The reason was out in the morning: the website sort of crashed as a Mizo­ram party's name had over 60 letters, the res­erved number. PRISM was registered on October 15, 2018, and someone clearly forgot to add up the 62-letter name. PRISM is in the fray again, with radical views (see p 27). Hope EC’s systems don’t go kaput again with a name that ticks more boxes than there are.


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