Nation Politics 20 May 2019 'Count all VVPA ...

'Count all VVPATs, if mismatch with EVM figures,' says Sitaram Yechury

PTI
Published May 20, 2019, 3:48 pm IST
Updated May 20, 2019, 3:49 pm IST
Opposition has urged the EC to frame new rules for counting of votes in constituencies where VVPAT slips do not tally with EVM figures.
Çommunist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury (Photo: File)
 Çommunist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Reiterating its demand for new rules for counting of votes in constituencies where VVPAT slips do not tally with EVM figures, the CPI(M) on Monday said in such cases, all VVPAT slips should be counted.

Opposition parties have urged the Election Commission (EC) to frame new rules for counting of votes in constituencies where VVPAT slips do not tally with EVM figures.

 

This is after the Supreme Court rejected a review petition filed by 21 opposition parties for increasing VVPAT tallying with EVM figures to 50 per cent.

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury took his complaint to the Twitter:

Polling for the seven-phased Lok Sabha election came to an end on Sunday and the counting of votes will be taken up on May 23.

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