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Latest EVMs to be used in Rajasthan polls, says CEC OP Rawat

In total there are 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: September 19, 2018 7:23 IST ]
OP Rawat
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OP Rawat

In Rajasthan Assembly elections, EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs will be used in 200 constituencies, a top Election Commission official said.

EVM-M3 machines have tamper detect mechanism and if anyone touches it, machine will go to factory mode and stop working.

In total there are 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan.

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"The EVMs and VVPATs are totally reliable, safe and tamperproof," Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Om Prakash Rawat said on Tuesday, reported news agency IANS.

"We are also undertaking booth awareness programmes in the state. People are being informed to dispel any doubts about these machines," he added.

To review preparations and arrangements made in the state for ensuing polls, the Election Commission team was on a two-day visit to the state capital Jaipur.

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