2019 LS: EC for action against culprits as 15 EVMs damaged

A total of 15 electronic voting machines (EVMs) were damaged due to vandalism in the first phase of the Lok Sabha election Thursday, the Election Commission said.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 12 April 2019 3:44 AM GMT

2019 LS: EC for action against culprits as 15 EVMs damaged
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New Delhi: A total of 15 electronic voting machines (EVMs) were damaged due to vandalism in the first phase of the Lok Sabha election Thursday, the Election Commission said.

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While there were six reports of EVM damage from Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh reported five matters, one each were from West Bengal and Bihar and two from Manipur.

Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said action would be taken for damaging electoral material and various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

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(PTI)

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