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16 Opposition parties urge EC to revert to paper ballots

PTI
Published Apr 10, 2017, 9:23 pm IST
Updated Apr 10, 2017, 9:28 pm IST
Representatives of parties including Congress, BSP, DMK, Trinamool Congress and the Left met top EC officials to ask for the same.
Representational image (Photo: File)
 Representational image (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Sixteen Opposition parties on Monday urged the Election Commission to revert to the paper ballot system, claiming the faith of the people in the EVMs has "eroded".

Representatives of parties including Congress, BSP, DMK, Trinamool Congress and the Left met top EC officials to demand reintroduction of the ballot paper system.

 

The poll watchdog, which has vouched for the reliability of EVMs, said it would soon convene an all-party meet to discuss the issue, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal and DMK leader T Siva told reporters after the meeting.

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