DH Toon | EVM controversy in Assam Assembly polls

DH Toon | EC orders repoll in one Assam polling booth after EVM controversy

Credit: Sajith Kumar.

The Election Commission ordered a repoll at a polling booth in Ratabari seat of Assam after a controversy broke out over the presiding officer carrying the EVM after polling in a vehicle which belonged to the wife of a BJP candidate contesting from a neighbouring seat.

To prevent the polling team from being assaulted in Karimganj by a mob which alleged that the electronic voting machine was being taken for tampering, police had to use force.

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