Tampering charge against EVMs part of a motivated slugfest, says CEC Sunil Arora; claims 'most parties' find machines trustworthy
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said on Tuesday that "most parties" have reposed their faith in Electronic Voting Machines, but expressed regret that some sections made it part of a "motivated slugfest".
The NCP and the CPM will participate in the Election Commission's challenge on 3 June to test the credibility of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).
Election Commission says EVM challenge will start from 3 June, assures that machines are tamper-proof
The challenge to prove that EVMs can be tampered with will start from 3 June, the Election Commission announced on Saturday.
The EVMs are tamper-proof and the use of paper trail will further enhance the confidence of the voters in the poll process, the Election Commission told a parliamentary panel on Friday.
Narendra Modi praised demonetisation and BJP chief Amit Shah at the for the election victories in Uttar Pradesh and three other states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged party leaders not to be complacent after emphatic victory and work for strengthening the party ahead of key elections in the next two years.