"There is no negligence in the security of EVMs. I am more concerned about their safety and security as compared to anyone else. Foolproof security is being provided to EVMs," district Election Officer KK Yadav said.
The polling machines are being guarded in accordance with the laid down procedures of the Election Commission. There is no scope for negligence or dereliction of duty. Entry has been restricted in 500-metre area surrounding the strong rooms where the polling machines are kept, he said.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had demanded that the security of EVMs be enhanced, alleging that the standard procedure was being neglected while guarding the strong rooms.
The officer said, "The apprehensions raised by some political leaders have been resolved and, they have expressed satisfaction".
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