HC dismisses plea against EVMs: The High Court of Delhi today dismissed a Writ Petition filed in Public Interest by one Shri CR Jaya Sukin seeking use of ballot papers in elections and the discontinuation of the use of EVMs.
The Hon'ble High Court in its reasoning cited the lack of any material or averments contained in the Petition that to justify the prayers sought. The Hon'ble Court further stated that there is no material to justify interference with the satisfaction of the ECI and Parliament as per Section 61-A of the Representation of People Act, 1951 in relation to EVMs. The Petition was dismissed with costs of Rs. 10,000.