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2019-12-09T12:44:29+05:30

If elections were a banquet, Nizamabad would have had a feast on April 11, when the Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana voted. With 178 independent candidates (all protesting farmers) out of 185 in the fray, the Election Commission was forced to pull out unusual symbols from its stock—ranging from ginger, green chilli, lady’s finger, capsicum, jack fruit, food platter and even chocolate.

But that's not all. There is also trousers, frock, sacks, toothpaste, carpet, triangle, mobile charger, door handle, computer mouse...

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