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This would be done in the presence of General Observer of ECI and the contesting candidates or their agents.
Around 22.3 lakh ballot units, 16.3 lakh control units and nearly 17.3 lakh VVPATs or paper trail machines will be used for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
In the ensuing Telangana Assembly elections, the electronic voting machines (EVMs) will have photographs of the candidates contesting elections.
Speaking to reporters, Bengaluru Urban Deputy Commissioner BM Vijay Shankar said that the checking is underway at Kandaya Bhavan.
The poll panel said it is consistently reviewing the status of production and supply of EVMs and VVPATs by the public sector units.
Mark-3 will make its mark felt in the ensuing Assembly polls and later, in the Lok Sabha polls due to be held next year.
Each mobile van will have an EVM with a ballot unit, control unit and one VVPAT.
The Election Commission plans to introduce the EVMs in the national polls slated for December.
Justice Siddharth Mridul, besides directing the university, also sought a response from the chief electoral officer appointed by the varsity.
The plea filed by three candidates alleged that EVMs were tampered with and questioned how "privately procured" EVMs could have been used in the polls held on September 12.
The EVMs were also used for the Tiz Hazari court bar association polls in 2014, which were declared null and void following allegations of machine tampering.
The counting of votes for the DUSU polls was suspended midway due to faulty EVMs and the students' uproar over it.
A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad dismissed the PIL on Tuesday.
They are also told to fill up the vacancies of Returning Officers (ROs) and Assistant Returning Officers (AROs).
The team headed by deputy election commissioner Umesh Sinha will be meeting leaders of all political parties and officials from transport, excise and income tax departments separately on Tuesday.