Odisha News Insight

Election Commission demonstrate mock EVMs at Odisha High Court

Election Commission of India (ECI) on 19th February in Odisha High court premises demonstrated and conducted mock polls on a mock operated EVM-VVPAT. A brief presentation was delivered by Surendra Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on the EVM- VVPAT. It was also stated that VVPAT would be used for the first time in the upcoming elections in Odisha simultaneously with the general assembly elections.

VVPAT is Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) or verifiable paper record (VPR) which will be a practice of giving feedback to voters using a ballot-less voting system. This will also act as an added security to the voting system.

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