Mumbai, October 23: Ahead of the counting and the declaration of the Maharashtra Assembly election results, Balasaheb Thorat, President of Maharashtra Congress Committee has written to Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer (CEC) over 'EVM tampering'. A copy of the letter has been shared by ANI on Twitter and it states, "We feel that installation of network jammers is highly necessary in and around strong rooms where EVMs are stored till counting."
On Monday, 288 constituencies in the state went to polls. The exit polls have predicted that the saffron party is emerging as the clear winner in Maharashtra. Maharashtra witnessed 60.46 percent voting, down 3 percent. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Re-Polling Ordered in Uchana Kalan, Berry, Narnaul, Kosli, Prithla on October 23.
Check ANI tweet:
Balasaheb Thorat, President of Maharashtra Congress Committee writes to Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer (CEC) over 'EVM tampering'. Letter states,"We feel that installation of network jammers is highly necessary in & around strong rooms where EVMs are stored till counting..." pic.twitter.com/ebZjXuMprf
— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2019
Polling for 90 assembly seats in Haryana was also held on Monday. Over 65 percent voter turnout was recorded in the state The Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana, Anurag Agarwal on Tuesday ordered re-polling in five polling booths of five assembly constituencies on Wednesday, October 23. Re-polling will be held in one polling booth in Uchana Kalan, Berry, Narnaul, Kosli and Prithla assembly constituencies each from 7 am to 6 pm tomorrow as "some shortcomings" have been noticed.
.The election results would be out on October 24, coinciding with the Maharashtra Assembly election results.