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Opposition alleged that Election Commission is not doing enough to address the issue of EVM malfunctioning

Newdelhi:14/4/19:Opposition parties on Sunday alleged that Election Commission is not doing enough to address the issue of EVM malfunctioning during the polls.

At a joint press conference following opposition parties meeting in New Delhi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said the impartiality of the Election Commission is at stake. Mr Naidu demanded that fifty per cent of the VVPAT should be counted.

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister said, opposition parties have come together to raise the issue to protect democratic spirit in the country.

Corroborating Mr Naidu’s views, Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi, said many questions were raised after the first phase of Lok Sabha elections on EVMs.

He also said that the names of lakhs of voters are d online without physical verification. He said, opposition parties will approach the Supreme Court and carry out a nationwide campaign on the issue of alleged discrepancies in EVMs.

CPI General Secretary Sudhakar Reddy, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, CPI(M) leader Nilotpal Basu, leaders from JD(S), Samajwadi party were also present.

BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha said, while sensing their defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, opposition parties are making baseless charges and questioning the poll panel.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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