Four unsuccessful Cong nominees move HC over EVMs

Former Congress MLA from Mangaluru South J R Lobo, who was defeated by BJP’s Vedavyas Kamath, is among those who have approached the court. Lobo has said that EVMs have been tampered with in his constituency. DH file photo for representation.

A few Congress leaders have filed a petition in the Karnataka High Court, challenging their defeat in the Assembly elections and have cited EVM hacking as the reason.

Former Congress MLA from Mangaluru South J R Lobo, who was defeated by BJP’s Vedavyas Kamath, is among those who have approached the court. Lobo has said that EVMs have been tampered with in his constituency.

Apart from Lobo, M K Somashekar, who lost from Krishnaraja of Mysuru, Vasu who lost Chamaraja in Mysuru and B A Moiuddin Bava, who was defeated in Mangaluru North, have approached the court. All the three constituencies have been won by BJP candidates.

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