Assembly Elections: SC rejects EVM’s demand for using Ballot Papers

Assembly Elections

The Supreme Court dismissed the petition to hold Assembly Elections and Lok Sabha elections through ballot paper instead of EVM machine. SC said that there is a possibility of misuse in every machine.

Supreme Court rejected a petition for voting through ballot paper for upcoming assembly election and Lok Sabha elections. SC is giving a big jolt to those who oppose EVM machine for voting.

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While hearing the petition of ballot paper instead of EVM in the country’s largest court, Chief Justice also giveS a statement. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that every machine has the possibility of misuse the system. Here the doubts on every system can be expressed. That’s why he rejected the petition to use ballot paper for voting in assembly elections.

In the Supreme Court, the petition filed in the forthcoming 5 states for the assembly election and the next Lok Sabha elections. The petitions for the next Lok Sabha elections to EC related to issuing the vote through ballot papers.

SC rejects the plea of using Ballot Papers instead of EVM for Assembly Elections

Many political parties in the country have questioned the credibility of EVMs. After the Uttar Pradesh assembly election results last year, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati had questioned the EVM. He accused the BJP of favoring the vote by tampering in favor of BJP in the assembly 2018 elections.

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After this, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party had demanded the use of ballot papers in EVMs instead of EVMs in the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections in April 2017. After this many parties had filed a petition in the Supreme Court against EVM.

But now Supreme Court rejected the petition to use ballot papers instead of EVM’s. So, to acquire more updates about assembly elections and Lok Sabha Elections, stay tuned with Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.