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Lok Sabha elections: 21 Opposition parties move SC against EVM machines

The parties have also sought that at least 50% of the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail machines be tallied with the voting machines to avoid any discrepancy

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The VVPAT machines, which will be attached to the EVMs, will allow voters to verify if their vote has gone to the intended candidate. (Photo: pib.nic.in)
Representative image of VVPAT machines

At least 21 opposition parties, including and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu have moved the top court seeking better safety norms to prevent the tampering of
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The parties have also sought that at least 50 per cent of the Voter be tallied with the to avoid any discrepancy. The parties have appro­ached the top court following a meeting of 15 non-parties held at Sharad Pawar's residence in New Delhi in February.

First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 22:29 IST
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