Opposition goes to EC for 50% VVPAT check

NEW DELHI: A Joint Opposition On Tuesday Has The Electoral Commission That 50% Automatic Check Of Must Be Performed.

The Delegation Consisted Of, Among Others, Congress Leader, Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu , National Conference Leader, CPI Leader D Raja And Majeed Memon From NCP.

Speaking Of The Supreme Court's Order To Deny Opposition Opposition In The Morning, Singhvi Said The Apex Court Did Not Say That The EC The Automatic Control Of VVPAT Cannot Increase From The Current 5%.

Only Our Review Plea For Extending The Auto Check If VVPAT Was Rejected By The Apex Court, Singhvi Said. The Added The EC Assured The Delegation That They Would Look Into How VVPAT Can Be Made A Bigger Confidence Building Measure.

The Opposition Parties Dismissed The BJP ' S Remark That They Have Accepted Defeat Before The Results. Addressing A Press Conference, CPI National Secretary D Raja Said," The Supreme Court May Have Struck Down Our Demand But There Is No Disagreement On The Fundamental Issue That VVPAT Slips Need To Be Counted. Both The SC And EC I Agree On That. The Issue Is Only About The Quantum Or Slips To Be Counted. "

A Petition Calling For Full Transparency Has Been Signed By 45 Civil Society Members Including Historian Ramchandra Guha, Journalist P Sainath, Former HC Chief Of Delhi, AP Shah.

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