Oppn leaders meet EC authorities, request verification of VVPAT slips before counting of votes
Leaders of upwards of 22 resistance groups met the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday and requested verification of VVPAT slips of haphazardly chose polling stations before the including of the votes surveyed in the simply finished up Lok Sabha election starts on May 23.
They additionally requested that if any disparity is found amid VVPAT verification, 100 percent tallying of the paper slips of VVPATs of all polling stations of that specific Assembly portion ought to be done and contrasted and the electronic casting a ballot machine (EVM) results.
“We told the EC that the VVPAT machines should be counted first and if there is any discrepancy, then all of them in that segment should be counted,” Congress pioneer Ghulam Nabi Azad told journalists here subsequent to meeting EC authorities.
Azad’s gathering partner Abhishek Singhvi said notwithstanding solicitations to the EC since months, the survey body has now said it will meet on Wednesday to talk about the issue.
“We are asking the EC to respect the mandate of people. It cannot be manipulated,” Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) N Chandrababu Naidu told correspondents.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) pioneer Satish Chandra Mishra asserted that “there is large-scale bungling relating to EVMs in Uttar Pradesh. We demand deployment of central forces.
The resistance groups likewise raised worries over the transportation of EVMs in front of tallying of votes and asked the EC to test the issue.
The resistance groups are looking for straightforwardness and decency in the checking of votes and regarding the order of the general population of the nation.