- The Election Commission has announced that an EVM control room will be set up at the Nirvachan Sadan for handling any EVM-related complaints till the completion of counting. The control room will become operative from 11 a.m. on May 22.
- This comes amidst concerns over alleged tampering and suspected manipulation of EVMs used in 2019 Lok Sabha Election being raised by opposition parties.
- Any complaints on counting day related to EVMs can be put forth at the control room. Their number is 011- 23052123.
- The EC has further said that strongrooms have been designed to keep sealed EVMs and VVPATs in the presence of candidates and observers of the commission. The entire process of storage and sealing of the strongroom has been videoed.
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