Set aside rule criminalizing reporting of deviant EVMs/VVPAT behaviour: SC issues notice

Murali Krishnan April 29 2019

The Supreme Court today issued notice to Election Commission and the Central Government in a petition calling for partly setting aside Rule 49MA of the Conduct of Elections Rules, which deals with reporting of deviant behaviour of EVMs and VVPAT.

In a petition by Sunil Ahya, a Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the Election Commission.


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