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AAP seeks paper ballot in Delhi

After Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati claimed that the Uttar Pradesh elections were rigged as the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampered with, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday sought a paper ballot in the upcoming municipal polls.

Mr. Kejriwal has directed Chief Secretary M.M. Kutty to write to the State Election Commission in this regard.

“Chief Secretary should prepare a proposal and ensure that it reaches the Luitenant-Governor by [Tuesday evening] through proper channel,” Mr. Kejriwal wrote in his note.

The Aam Aadmi Party leader also told Mr. Kutty that in case a green lightfrom the Cabinet is required for the proposal, a meeting would be convened at the earliest.


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