Convene all-party meet to discuss EVM ‘tampering’: Mamata to EC

Kolkata: Amid the allegations of tampering of EVMs within the latest UP meeting polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at this time mentioned the Election Fee of India ought to convene an all-party meet to debate the difficulty.

"Whether one would accept or not is absolutely their choice. But the Election Commission may call for an all-party meeting. Let it be discussed," mentioned Banerjee.

Requested whether or not she would favour a probe into the costs of tampering of Digital Voting Machines, she mentioned," I have seen the Election Commissioner's version that there is nothing.. But I have also gone through a video tape of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy saying these EVMs can be tampered."

Banerjee confirmed reporters Swamy's video clippings which present his views on feasibility of tampering EVMs.

Within the video clippings, Swamy is seen saying that the EVMs had been made in Japan however poll papers had been used even there throughout elections as a result of the machines might be tampered.

Even international locations just like the US and Germany are utilizing poll papers as a substitute of EVMs, the BJP chief was heard saying within the within the video footage.

Describing Swamy as "very strong legally," Banerjee mentioned, "What he (Swamy) has said is not wrong… he has not said anything bad.. I have not said anything but I think there can be an investigation in this."

By the way, Mayawati has accused the BJP of murdering the democracy, saying that the tampering of EVMs was liable for her celebration s poor present in Uttar Pradesh.