AAP's 'big revelation' in Assembly is about EVM tampering

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"Such so-called demonstration on extraneous and duplicate gadgets which are not owned by the EC can not be exploited to influence our intelligent citizens and electorate to assail or vilify the EVMs used by the Commission in its electoral process", it said.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was among the AAP leaders present in the meeting, also tweeted that the Election Commission "refused to carry out a hackathon".

Meanwhile, Election Commission of India (ECI) sources said that the AAP had demonstrated the alleged rigging on a prototype EVM and challenged AAP to prove it during an official EC hackathon challenge. The EC is unlikely to listen to this demand.

During the demonstration, Bharadwaj said the EVM can be tampered in such a way that it also shows the correct results for a few votes.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today dared the Election Commission to provide an EVM to the AAP, claiming it can be tampered with in 90 seconds flat.

Considering the doubts being raised about EVMs, EC has asked political parties to suggest new rules.

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In the comments section of the post, Ankit declared that he had rewired all the machines so that all votes from these EVMs would go to BJP candidate Narendra Modi.

AAP lawmaker Saurabh Bharadwaj urged the Election Commission to form a panel of representatives of all political parties and experts from the poll panel to examine Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The matter had first come up when the Bharatiya Janata Party won elections in two states by a large majority, and then won the Delhi civic polls. "We ( AAP) have the expertise to prove whether those EVMs were tampered with or not", claimed Bhardwaj.

The Election Commission today is convening an all-party meeting over the issue of EVM and other electoral reforms in the national capital. Hundreds of AAP workers gathered before the EC headquarters on Thursday morning, demanding the use of VVPAT machines and setting up of an all-party committee under the Commission to look into allegations of EVM manipulation.

The VVPAT-equipped EVMs dispense paper slips which help voters confirm that their vote has indeed gone to the candidate of their choice.

"Such so called demonstrations on extraneous and duplicate gadgets which are not owned by the ECI can not be exploited to influence our intelligent citizens and electorate to assail or vilify the EVMs used by the Commission in its electoral process", it added. After Friday's meeting, the party will take a call on the future course of action for its "Save Democracy" campaign, which now seeks to build awareness on EVMs across the capital.

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