NEW DELHI: Soon after the vote counts began for the Delhi Assembly elections, Congress leader Digvijay Singh has raised the EVM issue. Early trends showed that AAP is leading followed by BJP and Congress respectively.
The former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh said that EVMs are not tamper-proof and no developed country uses them.
Singh tweeted: "No Machine which has a Chip is Tamper-Proof. Also please do for a moment think, why no Developed Country uses EVM?
No Machine which has a Chip is Tamper Proof. Also please do for a moment think, why no Developed Country uses EVM?— digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) February 11, 2020
He has urged the Supreme Court and the Election Commission to look into the issue of EVM.
"Would CEC and Honourable Supreme Court please have a fresh look on EVM voting in India? We are the largest Democracy in the World, we can't allow some Unscrupulous People to Hack Results and steal the Mandate of 1.3 Billion People."
Digvijay Singh has emphasised that postal ballots should also be counted "If they match the Votes in the Counting Unit. Declare the result. If they don't match then count the Ballots of all Polling Booths in the Assembly. It would convince everyone and save time also as this has been the consistent argument of CEC in favour of EVM".
Congress which ruled the state for 15 years under Shiela Dikshit has been struggling to open an account in Delhi.