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10 December, 2017, 18:29 | Author: Wade Massey
On the day of voting in the first phase of Gujarat assembly elections, malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) was reported from five districts on Saturday.
"I've been extremely sceptical of EVM related conspiracy theories but I'm beginning to question my unwavering faith in the machines & their infallibility", Abdullah wrote in a Twitter post.
According to media reports, there's a sizebale chunk of young voters that have made a beeline for the polling booths in the first phase of polling across 89 constituencies in 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions.
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The Election Commission, after conducting its inquiry found the allegations of tampering with EVMs through Bluetooth technology to be baseless. Congress party workers alleged that in some booths in Porbandar, Navsari, and Rajkot the EVMs had been tampered with. Prominent names among 977 candidates in the fray include Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who is contesting from Rajkot (West), Congress' Shaktisinh Gohil (Mandvi) and Paresh Dhanani (Amreli). The Congress flagged the possible tampering of EVMs by using bluetooth and wifi on the mobile phones. "The voting system should be immune to such connectivity to external devices", he said. Swain told reporters that the mobile phone of the complainant detected a device showing as "ECO 105".
An EVM was also tampered with in Rajkot East constituency, a complaint to the EC said. The EC swung into action to replace the EVM machines. The collector and observer were sent to the booths from where complaints were received and the complainant was also called.
Senior Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia also complained that EVMs were connected to mobile devices via Bluetooth in a Muslim-dominated area of Porbandar.
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