Delhi HC Order Dismissing Plea to Stop Use of EVMs in Elections Challenged in SC

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order which dismissed a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission to stop the use of electronic voting machines (EVM) and revert to ballot papers in forthcoming polls in the country. A division bench of the high court had on August 3 rejected the petition with a cost of Rs 10,000 saying it contained “baseless allegations”.

In his plea filed in the apex court on Thursday

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Delhi HC to Hear Plea Next Month for Direction to EC to Stop Using EVMs in Elections

2021-07-16 15:32:45

File photo of Election Commission of India.

File photo of Election Commission of India.

Petitioner advocate C R Jaya Sukin said many developed countries have banned EVMs and have chosen the ballot system as these machines can be hacked.

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  • Last Updated:July 16, 2021, 15:32 IST
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The Delhi High Court Friday said it will hear in August a plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to stop using electronic voting machine (EVM) and use ballot paper in the

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