Saturday, October 19, 2019
News

Akhilesh cries foul over EVM 'malfunctioning'

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Politics | April 23, 2019 12:11:44 PM IST
Citing media reports, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday claimed that EVMs across the country are "malfunctioning or voting for the BJP". He has called it "criminal negligence."

Akhilesh tweeted, "EVMs across India malfunctioning or voting for the BJP. DMs say poll officials untrained to operate EVMs. 350+ being replaced. This is criminal negligence for a polling exercise that costs 50,000 crores. Should we believe DMs @ECISVEEP, or is something far more sinister afoot?"

Polling for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections is underway at 116 parliamentary constituencies across 13 states and two Union Territories.

The seven-phase Lok Sabha election started on April 11. The first phase witnessed 69.45 voter turnout across the country while the election for the second phase was held on April 18 and witnessed 69.43 per cent voter turnout.

The result for the Lok Sabha election will be announced on May 23. (ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS ()
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Is a foreign wife criteria for Nobel pri...
Telangana RTC employees to go ahead with...
LS polls to have impact on Hry, Maha ele...
EC appoints Spl Observer for Sikkim by-p...
Chidambaram tried to influence witnesses...
Now, Bengal Guv crosses swords with stat...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
PFRDA aims to cover 45 crore unorga... 
Andhra not to conduct interviews fo... 
10 Bengal girls likely to enter mai... 
Amitabh Bachchan discharged from ho... 
Banking services may be hit Oct 22 ... 
PCB commits blunder after sacking S... 
Is a foreign wife criteria for Nobe... 
Contracts of likes of Pujara & Raha...