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Delhi municipal polls to be held on Apr. 22

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Municipal Corporation elections will be held on April 22 and counting for the same will be held on April 25.

Meanwhile, State Commissioner S.K. Srivastava said that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) would be used in the upcoming municipal corporation elections in

Chief Minister Kejriwal has written to the Commission not to use EVMs and rather conduct the polling through ballot system.

This comes following allegations from few politicians that the EVMs could be tampered with.

After the Assembly on March 11, (BSP) chief had accused the (BJP) of tampering with the EVMs and demanded a fresh poll through ballot papers.

also said that she would write to the Commission to conduct fresh polls in the state.

The poll panel has started sending requisitions to various departments of Central and state governments including civic bodies to spare their employees for the same.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 14 2017. 18:32 IST
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