SC reserves verdict in EVM and VVPAT case; EC clears doubts

The bench had said it needs clarification on certain aspects as there was some confusion over the answers given by the EC.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 25, 2024 | 8:11 AMUpdatedApr 25, 2024 | 8:11 AM

The petition has been listed for hearing before a bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala. (Creative Commons)

Supreme Court on Wednesday, 24 April, reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas seeking complete cross-verification of votes cast using EVMs with VVPAT after taking note of answers to queries it had raised before the Election Commission. A bench sought answers from an EC official to five questions related to EVMs, including whether the fitted microcontrollers were reprogrammable.

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