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Why fix it, if it ain't broken? EC extends open invite to parties to hack EVMs on coming Sunday & Monday
After widespread allegations of tampering of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the recently concluded Assembly and municipal elections, particularly from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, the Election Commission (EC) today called an all-party meeting at New Delhi.

At the meeting, the EC openly challenged political parties to try their hand at hacking EVMs on this coming Sunday and Monday.

The poll panel of the Commission invited representatives of seven national parties and 48 state-level parties for the meeting at the Constitution Club in New Delhi on Friday. The agenda of the meeting was to reassure parties that the EVMs could not be tampered with.

Earlier this week, AAP lawmaker Saurabh Bharadwaj had demonstrated in the Delhi Assembly, how an EVM could be tampered with.

However, the poll panel had rubbished aside his claims saying that the machine used by Bharadwaj was a "lookalike" of the EC's EVM and therefore could not be used to establish any evidence or possible tampering.

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