EVM Controversy has been in the news this elections

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Electronic Voting Machines, have been in the news over the last few years…

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...as politicians and activists have raised questions about whether they are at risk of being tampered with

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee expressed concern at allegations of EVM or vote machine tampering - described by him as tampering of voters' verdict

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He said the "onus of ensuring institutional integrity" lies with the Election Commission

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Videos and reports from a few places around the country have found EVMs being tampered with…

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...and also transported without the appropriate level of security mandated by the guidelines

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Opposition leaders have also decided to meet the Election Commission…

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... to raise the issue of tallying paper trail of votes (VVPATs) with EVM figures as per Supreme Court directions

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Here are a few instances:

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Around 500 masked men allegedly attacked a polling team in Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh

The Arunachal Times reported that the assailants belonged to the National People’s Party

In Haryana’s Fatehabad, a truck load of EVMs entered the strong room without any verification of documents

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.Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tejashwi Yadav also raised questions and said that visuals and claims of sudden movement of EVMs were being observed across north India.

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AAP also raised concerns and tweeted that a jeep filled with EVM hovering around the Saran and Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituencies of Bihar was caught by the RJD-Congress workers

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A video from Chandauli has also surfaced, which shows EVMs being off-loaded and put in a room inside the counting centre complex.

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Though in a press release, the Election Commission clarified that all reports and allegations of alleged movement of EVMs are “absolutely false” and “factually incorrect”