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SC seeks EC's reply on conducting Gujarat assembly elections through VVPAT machine

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Thursday sought response from the Commission (EC) on a (PIL) seeking to conduct coming assembly through the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine.

The EC has to file an affidavit in four weeks in this regard how many VVPAT machines they have.

Appearing for petitioner, senior advocate has submitted before the that to conduct the assembly through VVPAT 71,000 machines required.

Responding to Sibal, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal appearing for the Centre, said that they have already provided 3,500 crores to EC for procuring VVPAT machines.

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First Published: Thu, July 06 2017. 15:42 IST