Asks Praful Patel – Why Were EVMs for Maharashtra Polls Brought from Gujarat

Elections 2018 LIVE Updates – EVMs for Maharashtra Polls Brought from Gujarat

Previous Union pastor Praful Patel asserted that just about 25 for each penny of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) broke down in the bypoll to Maharashtra’s Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha situate today.


He likewise tried to know why EVMs from Surat in Gujarat was utilized as a part of the bypoll when comparative machines were accessible in Maharashtra.

“EVMs were accessible in Maharashtra. What was the purpose of getting EVMs from Surat Gujarat? We have communicated our questions to the Election Commission,” Patel told correspondents in Gondia.

To state that EVMs broke down because of over the top warmth is stunning, the senior NCP pioneer stated and requested re-surveying soon in the stalls where the voting machines fizzled.

“In created nations like the US, Germany, France and Japan, the utilization of EVMs was ceased and they returned to poll papers,” he said.

Patel, who lost from the Bhandara-Gondia supporters in the 2014 Lok Sabha decision, said his gathering had raised the issue about the defective EVMs with the Election Commission.

He likewise called attention to that the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines, which discharge slips to affirm the voter’s decision were not working.

“As and when re-surveying happens, will we have the capacity to tally each slip,” he included. In Bhandara-Gondia, the BJP and the NCP have bolted

horns in the bypoll, being held after the abdication of BJP MP Nana Patole.

Patole, a pioneer of the intense OBC Kunbi people group, had changed side from the Congress to the BJP and was chosen as an MP from the body electorate in Vidarbha in 2014 by vanquishing Praful Patel.

The NCP, which has aligned with the Congress, has handled previous BJP MLA Madhukar Kukde, against BJP’s Hemant Patel, who has a place with the Powar people group and is additionally a previous official.