Digvijaya Singh tweeted: It is the responsibility of Election Commission to convince every Indian that EVM is 100% fool proof and in no case can be tampered.
Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, AAP Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Saurabh Bhardwaj demanded an all party committee should be formed under the monitoring of the EC to ascertain whether EVMs were hacked in the recently held elections or not.
He said he could find out from an EVM ROM which party a particular voter had polled for and the sequence in which votes were cast.
The AAP fared poorly in the polls, which were largely won by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Hundreds of its workers today demonstrated outside the Election Commission headquarters demanding that voter- verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT)-equipped EVMs be used in future elections.
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These opposition parties had also conveyed their concerns on the EVMs to President Pranab Mukherjee. The demonstration was carried out by AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj.
Apart from Kejriwal, a host of opposition parties including the Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have alleged that EVMs were tampered with in the February-March assembly elections in 5 states and the just concluded civic polls in Delhi. Questions were raised in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab etc, so we want to appeal to the ECI that they give us their machine and we will show them by hacking it.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the Election Commission of India of "backing off" on the hackathon.
It said the demonstration on extraneous and duplicate gadgets that are not owned by the commission "cannot be exploited to influence our intelligent citizens.to assail or vilify the EVMs used by the Commission in its electoral process". The date of the proposed challenge would be decided after the all-party meeting.
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Bharadwaj also condemned the enquiry report of the Election Commission of India (ECI) saying that it had no basis. "At the end of the day it (elections) is all about trust", Tankha told IANS.
In the comments section of the post, Ankit declared that he had rewired all the machines so that all votes from these EVMs would go to BJP candidate Narendra Modi.
Tankha, Chairman of the Legal and Human Rights Department of the Congress, said going back to the paper ballot could also be a solution.
Asked about his party's stand on the use of VVPAT, Maken said: "Our stand is clear on VVPAT". They gave us demonstration on new EVMs which gives a shows the slip for only 7 second. "Two, these EVMs have no VVPATs, and three, the EVMs are coming from Rajasthan", he said during an interview with IANS.
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