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Clamour over EVMs hits roof

DNMUM436682 | 5/22/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :432 | India

EC allays fears as Videos of suspicious EVM movement surface

Coming under a deluge of complaints showcasing videos of suspicious movements of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in trucks and jeeps without security on social media, the Election Commission on Tuesday claimed that all such reports and allegations are “absolutely false”, and “factually incorrect”.
Trying to allay apprehensions among Opposition ranks that also broached the poll watchdog on the issue, the EC said it would like to “emphatically and unambiguously clarify that all such reports and allegations are absolutely false, and factually incorrect. The visuals seen viral on media do not pertain to any EVMs used during the polls.”
In a clarification it said that after the close of polls, all polled EVMs and VVPATs are brought
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