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The Election Commission plans to introduce the EVMs in the national polls slated for December.
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.
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).
Chief Election Commissioner A.K Rawat said the Commission would take a call on all the issues raised by parties including on EVMs and ballot paper.
Many political parties are soon expected to approach the Election Commission demanding that the 2019 Lok Sabha election be held using paper ballot instead of EVMs.
The commission said the failure of contrast sensors and failure of length sensor were the two major technical reasons for the malfunctioning of oter VVPAT machines during the May 28 bypolls.
The performance of the LDF in the panchayats of the constituency is encouraging to the Left Front. In all panchayats and Chengannur Municipality, the LDF gained more votes than the UDF.
The repoll on 73 booths of Kairana parliamentary constituency was ordered by the ECI consequent to malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines and VVPATs.
Akhilesh Yadav sees BJP design behind faulty EVMs, VVPATs; demands future elections through ballot paper
The SP chief asserted that it was an issue of probe as to why the EVMs and VVATS developed snags only in the segments where grand alliance had a prominent presence.
The prime contest was between ruling party Trinamool Congress and BJP, which established itself as the main opposition in the panchayat elections.
EVM anomalies mar Uttar Pradesh bypoll; 51 per cent voters turn up in Kairana, 61 per cent in Noorpur
Opposition blames EVM anomalies on BJP, ruling party too approaches Election Commission, repoll likely in 35 booths.
Amid reports of faulty EVMs from various polling stations, the Commission came out with a statement to deny that the failure of the voting machines was unusual.
Voting in both the Palghar and Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha bypolls in Maharashtra was today marred by reported malfunctioning of EVMs in some booths.
To say that EVMs malfunctioned due to excessive heat is shocking, the senior NCP leader said, and demanded re-polling soon in the booths where the voting machines failed.