The Congress on Monday made 30 complaints to the Election Commission about alleged glitches in EVMs across the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra where polling is underway. Also Read - Assam Assembly Election 2021: Congress Releases First Candidate List Full of Fresh Faces
A majority of the complaints came in from Dhule and Nandurbar, the party said, prompting ally NCP’s state chief Jayant Patil to claim that something was “fishy” in the two seats. Also Read - 100 Days Or 100 Months: Congress Will Continue To Fight Till Farm Laws Are Rolled Back, Says Priyanka Gandhi
“Complaints have been made to Election Commissioner, Chief Electoral Officer and other authorities concerned via e-mail,” the Congress said in a statement. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Election 2021: DMK-Congress Finalise Seat-sharing Pact. Congress Given 25 Seats, to Fight Kanyakumari By-poll
Patil too said that complaints were coming in from several seats where the election is being held, and questioned if the Electronic Voting Machine glitches were being caused deliberately.
“The districts like Dhule and Nandurbar are bastions of the Congress. There is definitely something wrong if EVM malfunctioning complaints are coming from such places. There is something fishy!” the NCP leader tweeted.