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MP: Naib Tehsildar suspended over Sagar EVM issue

ANI  |  Sagar (Madya Pradesh) [India] 

Soon after a protest by workers, Naib Rajesh Mehra was suspended on recommendation of the for allegedly causing a delay of 48 hours for Machines (EVMs) to reach strong room after polling.

While protesting, the workers had also reportedly claimed that CCTV cameras went off for more than two hours in a strong room of on Saturday.

This is not the first time when workers have raised concern over EVM tampering in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led state.

On Friday, few Congress and workers protested outside the strong room in Satna after a viral video showed an unknown person taking a carton inside the highly protected area.

The workers claimed that the state was trying to tamper the EVMs. As part of the protest, the supporters even deflated the vehicles of the district administration. However, the district administration denied all the charges and stated that the EVMs were under the supervision of security personnel.

went for voting on November 28, and the results will be announced on December 11.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 06:33 IST