SP alleges VVPAT shows 'lotus' when 'cycle' button pressed

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SP alleges VVPAT shows 'lotus' when 'cycle' button pressed

Saharanpur : Samajwadi Party on Monday alleged that in booth number 170 of Behat assembly constituency-01 of Saharanpur district, the Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail machine showed the voting for the BJP when the ballot was cast for the SP.

Apart from this, the women with weak eyesight who go to vote at booth number 377; their vote is being cast by the polling officer himself. SP also alleged that Muslim voters are being turned away at booth number 403. "Polling personnel are telling them that you have cast your vote," alleged a senior SP functionary. The Samajwadi Party also demanded replacement of EVMs at booth number 170 and removal of polling personnel of booth numbers 377 and 403 who are casting vote themselves in place of voters, so that the fairness of the Election Commission is maintained.