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Ahead of polls, SC rejects plea for use of ballot papers instead of EVMs

'Every system and machine is capable to be used and misused. Doubts will be everywhere,' said SC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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EVM machines being checked

The Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking use of ballot papers instead of during upcoming assembly and polls.

A bench headed by did not agree with the contention of NGO 'Nyay Bhoomi' that electronic machines are capable of being misused and they should not be used in the polls to ensure free and fair

"Every system and machine is capable to be used and misused. Doubts will be everywhere," the bench said, while dismissing the PIL.

First Published: Thu, November 22 2018. 12:15 IST
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