The issue of getting EVMs from the car of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate in Karimganj in Assam (Assam Assembly Polls) has created a stir. In this case, the Election Commission of India has sought a report from the District Election Officer and suspended four officials. The car in which EVM was found is said to be that of BJP candidate Krishnendu Pal from Patharkandi.
The Election Commission of India on Friday issued a statement saying that four officials, including the presiding officer, were found after the EVM was found in the car of a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate in Assam on Thursday after the second phase of voting in the state ended. Has been suspended. At the same time, the Commission said that a show cause notice was issued to the Presiding Officer for violating the transport protocol.
Matubiak PO of ANI and three other officials have been suspended. Though the seal of EVM got sealed, it has been decided to re-vote at Indira MV School, No. 149 of LAC 1 Ratbari (SC). According to the ANI, a new thing has emerged in the case of getting EVM in the BJP candidate’s car in Assam.
It is being told that the Election Commission’s car was damaged when the authorities sought a lift. However, the vehicle later turned out to be a BJP candidate. According to sources, an FIR was registered against unknown persons for the attack on the Election Commission car carrying EVM. The Election Commission car was damaged in this attack. However, EVM has not suffered any damage during this period and is safely in the possession of the administration.
An EVM was found in a Bolero carriage in Kanisail town of Karimganj district. During that time no person was present in the vehicle. Initial investigation revealed that the vehicle belonged to the BJP candidate Krishnendu Pal of Patharkandi constituency. When the District Election Officers approached the car on the complaint of the people, no polling officer, no Election Commission employee was found in or around the vehicle and no claimant came forward.
Political tensions in the area have increased since the EVM was received. Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted that every time he is caught carrying EVMs in private vehicles during elections he usually belongs to BJP candidates or his allies.
Priyanka Gandhi said that the Election Commission should take decisive steps on this matter and all national parties need to seriously re-evaluate the use of EVMs. At the same time, Rahul Gandhi wrote, Election Commission’s car is bad, BJP’s intentions are bad, the condition of democracy is bad.
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