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BJP cannot come back to power if ballot paper is allowed: Tapase


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Mumbai: Maharashtra state chief spokesperson of the NCP Mahesh Tapase on Saturday said that the BJP cannot come back to power if ballot paper are used in elections in place of EVMs.

While demanding that the Modi government ban EVMs in 2024 elections, he claimed that civil society and political parties are skeptical about EVM machines. He said that the BJP is afraid that if ballots paper are allowed, it will not be able to come back to power.

Tapase in his statement stated that Bangladesh has recently banned the use of EVMs and announced that it will conduct general elections using paper (ballot) paper.

He also pointed out that many developed countries of the world have banned the use of EVMs.

Many political parties in India as well as various voluntary organizations are skeptical about EVM machines. Concerns about it have been expressed many times. However, the Modi government has not yet addressed these concerns, he said.

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar said a meeting of major opposition parties was called a few days ago to discuss the issues related to the use of EVMs.

He has given a challenge to BJP to face the polls by conducting election through ballot paper

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