Congress manifesto for 2024 LS polls should promise to junk EVMs, restore paper ballots: Prithviraj Chavan | India News

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UDAIPUR: Casting doubt on the reliability of EVMs, senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday said his party will work on a plan to take the issue to people and promise in its manifesto for the 2024 parliamentary polls to restore paper ballots.
The Congress has taken a strong stand against the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and has even pressed the Election Commission for a return to paper ballots.
Chavan, a former Maharashtra chief minister, raised the issue during deliberations in the party’s panel on political issues at the three-day ‘Chintan Shivir’ here. He said many other leaders have supported the view.
Chavan, a member of the group of 23 leaders who wrote to Sonia Gandhi demanding organisational overhaul and reforms, thanked the Congress president for organising the ‘Shivir’ for “open and frank” discussions that were “very structured and…

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