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Latest EVMs To Be Used In Rajasthan Polls: Chief Election Commissioner

Shedding light on the special features of the EVM-M3 machines, OP Rawat said these EVMs have tamper detect mechanism. "Once you touch it, it will go to factory mode and shall stop working."

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Latest EVMs To Be Used In Rajasthan Polls: Chief Election Commissioner

OP Rawat said the EVMs and VVPATs "are totally reliable, safe and tamperproof" (File Photo)


Jaipur: 

In a first, a total for 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan will use EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs in 200 Assembly constituencies, which will help conduct Assembly election in a smooth and transparent manner, Chief Election Commissioner or CEC, OP Rawat said on Tuesday.

"The EVMs and VVPATs are totally reliable, safe and tamperproof," Mr Rawat told a press conference in Jaipur on Tuesday.

Shedding light on the special features of the EVM-M3 machines, he said these EVMs have tamper detect mechanism. "Once you touch it, it will go to factory mode and shall stop working."

"We are also undertaking booth awareness programmes in the state. People are being informed to dispel any doubts about these machines," he added.

The Election Commission team was on a two-day visit to Jaipur to review preparations and arrangements made in the state for ensuing polls.



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