Prime News, National, Karnataka, Elections, Politics, Mysuru, January 17:- For the upcoming five state Assembly elections, the Mysore Paints and Varnish Limited on Annegundi Road at Tilaknagar in Mysuru will be providing more than 5 lakh indelible ink bottles as per the request from the Election Commission of India.
The ink will be used in Assembly elections which will be held in Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur from February 10 to March 10.
In November 2021, MPVL received an order for 5,04,400 of 10 CC ink bottles worth Rs 8.96 crore which includes 4 lakh bottles for Uttar Pradesh, 62,000 bottles for Punjab, 5,000 bottles for Goa, 7,400 bottles for Manipur and 30,000 bottles for Uttarakhand.
According to the same orders, indelible ink has already been sent to Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur, and for Uttar Pradesh inks will be sent shortly.
Demand for marker pen: The Election Commission of India has also requested for a marker pen be sent instead of an ink bottle in the near future. MPVL officials have said that the organisation is in the final stages of a long experiment to manufacture quality marker pens as per the requirement and is confident that it will be successful.
Mysore Paints and Varnish Limited was established in 1937 by Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, then the Maharaja of Mysore province under the nomenclature ‘Mysore Lac & Paint Works Ltd.” In 1989, it was renamed as “Mysore Paints and Varnish Ltd.
‘MPVL indelible Ink’ is having proven track record and support for Democratic elections not only in India but also worldwide since 1962. (AM/SH/KS)