Supreme Court orders VVPAT Paper Trail Verification to be increased from 1 to 5 EVMs

Murali Krishnan April 8 2019

A few days before Lok Sabha Elections kick off, the Supreme Court has passed a significant order in relation to VVPAT paper trail verification.

The Supreme Court has ordered that the number of EVMs with respect to which VVPAT paper trail is verified be raised from 1 EVM to 5 EVMs per Assembly Segment/ Assembly Constituency.

The order was passed by a Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjeev Khanna

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