Election commission should check all EVMs in country: Congress
Expressing concern over the detection of an Electronics Voting machine in Assam which the vote went in favour of the BJP every time the EVM was pressed, the Congresstoday said the Election Commission should check all the EVMs in the country.
During a mock drill of EVM operations in Jorhat in Assam, an
EVM displayed malfunctioning wherein the vote went to the BJP
every time a button was pressed.
Expressing concern over the development, Union Minister and
senior spokesperson of the Congress Anand Sharma said," the
faulty EVM in Jorhat, in which votes cast for the Hand were
registered under the Lotus is a serious matter.We demand that the
Election commission should check all the EVMs in the country."
Talking to reporters here, Mr Sharma said a Congress delegation
would meet the Chief Election Commissioner on the faulty EVMs.
(Posted on 03-04-2014)