Election Commission of India has set up a panel to examine VVPAT mismatch in
Lok sabha election 2019.
comes in the backdrop of reports of mismatches between the Voter Verifiable
Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips and the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) count
in eight cases during the Lok Sabha election
the electoral rules, if there is any discrepancy in the match, the VVPAT count
Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) is an independent system attached to an
EVM that allows the voters to verify that their votes are cast as intended. It
helps to detect any possible election fraud or malfunction of EVMs
the 2019 Loka Sabha election, the Supreme Court had order the EC to counter-check
the VVPAT and EVM tallies in five randomly selected polling stations in an
under the ECI guideline 16.6, only the VVPAT slips from one EVM in every
Assembly segment/constituency was subjected to physical verification.