Tampering of EVMs 'biggest fraud': AAP

| Updated: May 10, 2017 10:31 IST

Patiala/ New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government at the Centre after the special Assembly session called to discuss the alleged tampering of EVMs, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said it was the 'biggest fraud.' "After such a expose and such a big fraud, the political parties should introspect on the matter. The tampering of EVMs is the biggest fraud in the history of the democracy. If such a thing has happened now, then it can happen in future too. I think it is time for the Election Commission to introspect. I would like to request to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to become serious as this is not a joke; our democracy is in danger," AAP leader Somnath Bharti told ANI. Earlier on Tuesday, the AAP staged a "live demonstration" of alleged EVM manipulation in the Delhi Assembly. During the special day-long session of the Delhi Assembly, AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj got a machine similar to the EVMs and gave a demo about the same. He said the entire game was about a secret code, which once entered into the machine transfers all the votes to that one party which is supposed to win. Bharadwaj undertook a small voting procedure by giving two votes each to every party (AAP, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC) and Samajwadi Party (SP)). He then pressed the secret code and then gave another eight votes, all to AAP. As per the votes, the maximum votes should have gone to the AAP, but the results said a different story. Bharadwaj further said that the secret code was easy to enter as the ballot unit was covered by a cardboard box and therefore, only the voter can see inside it. Bharadwaj also condemned the enquiry report of the Election Commission, saying that it had no basis. (ANI)

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