Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: 59 VVPATs, 19 EVMs Replaced in Nagpur District
EVMs. Representational Image. (Photo Credits: PTI)

Nagpur, October 21: As many as 59 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) units and 19 Electronic Voting Machines were replaced in Nagpur district due to glitches on Monday as the Maharashtra Assembly elections are underway.

Fifty-nine VVPAT machines, 34 control units and 19 ballot units (EVMs) were replaced due to technical glitches in 12 assembly constituencies of the district, the District information office said. Voting was going on smoothly across the district, it added. Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: EVM Glitches at Polling Booths, Congress Complains to EC.

The EVM glitch also halted the polling process at a booth in Kalamban Gavhanwadi village in Ratnagiri since 9.42 am, he said, adding that voting resumed there around 12.30 pm.