YSRC contesting candidate K K Raju alleged that there is a discrepancy in the number of votes polled in two of the EVMs and the VVPAT slips of the machines.
The Election Commission revealed that in Thirumangalam of Erode Parliamentary, the presiding officer had conducted a mock poll with 50 votes and not cleared the data before commencing the poll.
The plea was mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta.
While the action was taken as per Election Commission direction, the CEO said that 21,000 employees are required for counting of votes on May 23.
The parties reiterated their request for matching of at least 50 per cent of the voter-verifiable paper trail (VVPAT) slips, saying the order on five booths was grossly insufficient.
Returning Officer Chukka Venkateswara Rao reported the matter to the District Collector.
The court had sought Election Commission's response on plea led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for a check of the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail slips.
Congress Legislature Party leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka said that his party was targeting to win not less that seven to eight seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
He said that in Kodad, Dharmapuri, Ibrahimpatnam and Thungathurthy constituencies, difference of votes between winner and the runner-up is only a few hundreds.
Several Congress leaders have decided to move the High Court with a plea to set aside the election of present MLAs in the recently concluded Telangana Assembly polls.