Assembly Election: SC seeks an answer on EC notice given to Congress

Aug 23 2018 11:47 PM
Assembly Election: SC seeks an answer on EC notice given to Congress

The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Election Commission on the allegations of Congress regarding the alleged repetition of voters' names in the electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The apex court bench of Justice AK Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan also issued notices to Election Commission, Election Commission of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. All of them have been asked to file their replies before August 31. 

The leaders of Congress leader Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot will now hear on August 31. During the hearing on these petitions, senior advocate Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi said on behalf of Kamal Nath and the pilot that after Kamal Nath conducted a survey on his expenditure in Madhya Pradesh, he found that more than 60 lakh voters have two names in the electoral rolls. 

He said that this is the situation in Rajasthan where voters 'names have been given two times in the voters' list. Kamal Nath has also requested in his petition to match the VVPAT machines for the upcoming elections of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly and to match the polling slip.

The court asked Madhya Pradesh Election Commission to file its affidavit and give information about the process of election. The Supreme Court has decided to hear the petition on the petition filed on the demand for transparency in assembly elections in the country. This petition was filed by Congress President Kamal Nath. It has been demanded in the petition that the votes of both EVMs and VVPATs should be matched. 

Significantly, in Delhi, you have been questioning the credibility of the party and Congress EVMs. Hence Congress to direct the filing of the petition, the Election Commission that it had demanded that they should ensure that the match that votes together on Vivipat and EVM, it's not that he does on the number of votes Vivipat EVM votes More or less than

Supreme Court has taken the decision to hear the case next week. Let us know that the Election Commission has made it clear on several occasions that there can not be any kind of disturbance or tampering in the EVM. In the Congress, Congress has been raising questions on the Election Commission in the past, even before that the Congress has complained about the disturbances in the voting list in Delhi.

 

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