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EVM with VVPAT to be provided for Kairana bypolls


Press Trust of India Muzaffarnagar
Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer L Venkateshwar Lu today said that EVM with VVPAT would be provided to every polling booth in the upcoming Lok Sabha bypolls in Kairana.
The by-election will take place on May 28. It was necessitated after BJP veteran Hukum Singh passed away in February.
The election commission has decided to provide voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) with electronic voting machines (EVM) in every polling booth in Kairana Lok Sabha by-elections, Lu said, adding that extra police and para-military force would be deployed to ensure fair polls.

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First Published: Apr 27 2018 | 10:30 PM IST

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