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EC gets ready for 'EVM challenge'

The EC will also demonstrate the use of EVMs and paper trail machines at a media conference tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Election Commission is all ready for a public test of its electronic voting machines (EVMs). "We will announce the schedule for this challenge to EVMs tomorrow," an EC spokesman said today. At an all-party meeting on May 12, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi had said political parties had to demonstrate their claim that EVMs used in the recent assembly polls could have been tampered with. In 2009, the Commission had held out a similar challenge when it demonstrated the functioning of EVMs brought in from various parts of the country to Vigyan Bhavan ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 16:07 IST
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