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Naidu slams EVM farce
Andhra Pradesh

Naidu slams EVM farce

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The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr.  Chandrababu Naidu, visited the Election Commission office in New Delhi to complain about the malfunctioning of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during polling in his  state.

A day after polling for all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in AP that was marred by malfunctioning EVMs in some booths, he attacked the EC for what he called 'turning the elections into a big farce'.

he said the EC had lost its credibility as it is operating under the Prime Minister 's instructions and that of his office.

Raising doubts about the EC's independence, Mr. Naidu said that the level playing field, an essential attribute of democracy, 'now stands disturbed'.