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Maharashtra Civic Polls Fraudulent : This Independent Candidate Got Zero Votes Even After His Family Voted Him

Mumbai : Several candidates claims there was fraudulent in recent Maharashtra civic polls.

Some candidates who lost in recent Nashik civic elections alleged that EVMs were manipulated. (Bhushan Koyande/HT File Photo)

Mumbai : Everyone Trust Election commission of India and its Machine EVM which we all depends to elect our political leaders , in a shocking case an independent candidate from Maharashta BMC poll has complained to State Election Commission (SEC).

The candidate who contested the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) poll which was done on February 21 has asked the State Election Commission (SEC) to probe what he called as ‘disappearance’ of votes cast by him and his family members.

The Candidate accused the EVM and said “I voted for myself, so did my family members. But when counting of votes was completed, it showed that I had polled zero votes. This looks suspicious,” Shrikant Shirsat, who contested from the Saki Naka municipal ward in suburban Mumbai, said.

According to complaint to the State Election commission , Shirsat, who contested from ward number 164, said other candidates from his ward were mulling approaching court against ‘malpractices’ in counting of votes.

The development comes amid allegations by some candidates who lost in recent Nashik civic elections, that EVMs were ‘manipulated’.

Source : HT

 

 

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