Expressing his faith in the poll panel, he said the period between voting and counting is long, assurance for proper safety of the machines is required.
Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) is a machine which dispenses a slip with the symbol of the party for which a person has voted for. The slip drops in a box but the voter cannot take it home.
Describing the Himachal Pradesh election as a "one-sided" contest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the Congress of running away from the battlefield and said it had nothing left to do but grieve in the coming days.
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