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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.
Each mobile van will have an EVM with a ballot unit, control unit and one VVPAT.
The corporation will deploy three modern mobile vans which will work as mock polling booth for the purpose.
The EC said it is committed to 100 per cent deployment of paper trail machines at all polling stations in future Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly elections.
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.
Telangana Chief Electoral Officer to leave for Delhi today, Election Commission of India team to visit Telangana soon
All the district collectors have been issued instructions to be ready with all the necessary details regarding the ECI team’s visit to the State.
An AAP delegation led by its chief spokesperson and MLA, Saurabh Bhardwaj, met the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat here and submitted a memorandum on the issue.
Representatives of the Congress, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and the Trinamool Congress were among those who raised these issues with the EVMs.
The Supreme Court bench said it was seeking a response from the central and state poll panels on the petitions by the Congress leaders.
SC seeks Election Commission response on Congress' plea on duplicate voters in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
A bench of Justice A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan issued a notice to the ECI and the state election commission of MP and Rajasthan and posted the matter for further hearing on August 31.
Capable of holding Lok Sabha polls, four state assembly elections together in December: Chief Election Commissioner
O P Rawat emphasised that the question of advancing Lok Sabha polls is 'hypothetical and totally speculative as the term of the House is not ending in the next six months.'
Over 11 per cent of the 10,300 VVPAT machines across 10 states had developed faults and had to be replaced during the May 28 bypolls.
In April last year, the Centre had approved the purchase of 16.15 lakh VVPAT machines which print a slip for every vote cast, ensuring the vote goes to the intended candidate.
The EC said there have been delays in the delivery of paper trail machines as the Technical Experts Committee appointed by it analyses the technology stabilisation issues in the initial batches.