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EVM And VVPAT Units Recovered from a Hotel in Muzaffarpur, Bihar; Investigation in progress.

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EVM And VVPAT Units Recovered from a Hotel in Muzaffarpur, Bihar; Investigation in progress.

 

Several units of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM)s and VVPAT were recovered from a hotel in Muzaffarpur on Monday while polling was underway in Bihar.

According to details by Muzaffarpur District Magistrate (DM) Alok Ranjan Ghosh, the sector officer was given some reserved machines so that it could be replaced with faulty ones. “After replacing EVMs he was left with 2 balloting unit,1 control unit and 2 VVPAT in his car”, Ghosh was quoted by ANI.


The incident comes on the day when Phase Five Lok Sabha Elections were on in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur on Monday.

Ghosh further added saying that he shouldn’t have unloaded the machines in the hotel which is against rules. The DM added saying that since he has violated a departmental investigation will be done.

 

Among the 82 candidates are in the fray, the prominent include Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD) Chandrika Rai, the father-in-law of party supremo Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav, in Saran, where he faced former Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

 


In Bihar, the five Lok Sabha seats that witnessed voting on Monday included Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Saran and Hajipur (reserved).

In the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, except for Sitamarhi, the rest four seats were won by NDA.

On Monday,  57.86 per cent of the over 87 lakh electorate in Bihar’s five constituencies which went to the polls in the fifth phase.

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