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Representatives of seven national parties and 48 state parties were invited by the poll panel for the meeting at the Constitution Club, to reassure the parties that Electronic Voting Machines can not be tampered with and were secured.
The Congress had backed BSP leader Mayawati's demand for a probe into the EVMs' alleged vulnerability to tampering bids and appealed to the Election Commission to consider paper ballots in place of EVMs.
AAP legislator and Delhi unit secretary Saurabh Bhardwaj, who on Tuesday demonstrated in the Assembly how an EVM could be hacked, suggested that the voters from the booths where manipulation was alleged could be asked to disclose in camera in front of a judicial magistrate which candidate they voted for and the answers could be tallied with EVM records.
ALSO READ: AAP may be right on EVM hacking. The Election Commission had trashed AAP's claim saying the "machine is a look-alike and not the ECI-EVM".
"The EC had acted swiftly when the questions were raised on EVMs before the Ater by-poll".
Participating in a discussion on the issue during a day-long special session of the Delhi Assembly earlier this week, Bhardwaj claimed that a voting machine could be manipulated by simply feeding it with a "secret code".
"The Election Commission has convened a meeting with all recognized national and state political parties on May 12 in New Delhi to discuss issue related to EVM and VVPAT".
Besides EVMs, the meeting is expected to deliberate on making bribery in elections a cognisable offence, disqualification on framing of charges for the offences of bribery in elections and suggestions in VVPAT recount Rules.
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Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start
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Draisaitl helps Oilers rout Ducks 7-1 to force Game 7
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All to play for Kings XI Punjab
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Alvarez to take on unbeaten Golovkin
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Luke Shaw: Manchester United left-back out with foot injury
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Senate Confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
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