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Committed to using VVPATs with every EVM at all poll stations in 2019 General Elections: EC

19 April, 2017 12:15 PM
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Committed to using VVPATs with every EVM at all poll stations in 2019 General Elections: EC

The Election Commission said on Wednesday that it will closely monitor production of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.

Delhi: The Election Commission said on Wednesday that it will closely monitor production of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) for timely delivery well before 2019 General Elections.

"Commission will ensure total compliance of orders of SC and its commitment to use VVPATs with every EVM at all poll stations in 2019 polls," the EC was quoted as saying by ANI.

The Union Cabinet today gave its nod to the EC proposal to buy Electronic Voting Machines with paper trail, informed sources said, as per IANS.

Several parties, including Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party and Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have said that EVMs can be tampered with.

Also read: EVM Challenge And Presidential Poll Delay Rajya Sabha Elections

Source: zeenews.india.com

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