As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly polls began, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday raised doubts on EVMs, alleging that no machine having a chip is tamper-proof. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: Fight Between 'Giant And Pygmy', Says Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
He called upon the Election Commission and the Supreme Court to take a fresh look at the use of EVMs in the country. Also Read - Kirari Assembly Election Results 2020: Rituraj Govind of AAP Defeats BJP's Anil Jha
“No machine (which) has a chip is tamper-proof. Also please do for a moment think, why no developed country uses EVM,” Singh said in a tweet. Also Read - Rithala Assembly Election Results 2020: AAP's Mohinder Goyal Retains Seat Against BJP's Manish Chaudhary
“Would CEC and Hon Supreme Court please have a fresh look on EVM voting in India? We are the largest democracy in the world, we can’t allow some unscrupulous people to hack results and steal the mandate of 1.3 billion people.
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“If they match the votes in the counting unit. Declare the result. If they don’t match then count the ballots of all polling booths in the assembly. It would convince everyone and save time also as this has been the consistent argument of CEC in favour of EVM,” the Congress leader said.
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Polling for the 70-member Delhi Assembly polls was held on Saturday.
The Election Commission on Sunday announced that the final voter turnout was 62.59 per cent, five per cent less than 2015.