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Three layer security to protect EVMs, VVPATs in Haryana

IANS  |  Gurugram 

Police unleashed a three-layer security cover to protect EVMs and VVPATs in all counting stations.

of Police said: "We have made foolproof three-tier security arrangement backed by CCTV cameras at the counting stations. The EVMs and VVPATs reached the counting stations on Sunday evening.

"EVMs and VVPAT machines were brought to the designated strongrooms from all polling stations where police and paramilitary personnel will guard them round the clock," he said.

He said that in the first layer Central Armed Police Forces were deployed near the strongrooms, Armed Police personnel were posted in the second layer while district police personnel manned the outer layer.

The Election Commission of has established 90 strongrooms at 38 locations with 24x7 security and CCTV surveillance for the May 23 counting.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 18:40 IST
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