The litigant S Pandidurai of Theni submitted that in 2011 Assembly elections, nearly 23,319 out of 1,29,413 votes polled through postal ballots turned out to be invalid.
A bench headed by SA Bobde was hearing the plea which said that voting through ballot papers was a more 'reliable and transparent' method for the electoral process.
Voting is being held in 11,225 polling booths with an electorate of 88.26 lakh - including 46.68 lakh women, 41.58 lakh men and 61 transgender voters.
The BJP will move the High Court seeking a rearrangement of candidates listing on the EVM for the Thiruvananthapuram municipal corporation election.
The plea has alleged that EVMs are prone to error and several other countries have banned its use as doubts have been raised on its accuracy.
At the gathering, Sukhbir dared the opponents, especially the Congress, to stop “hatching conspiracies” to break the historical SAD-SGPC ties.
The first phase of inspections of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the district was completed by Tuesday as part of the pre-election preparations.
Deputy Election Commissioner in-charge of EVMs recalled that in 2017, the commission had offered an "EVM challenge" to political parties.
If the direction of satellites to Mars and Mon can be controlled from the earth, then why can't EVM be hacked, Udit Raj said in a tweet in Hindi.
SEC makes the call after taking opinions of political parties into consideration
Byelections are due in 26 constituencies which have fallen vacant following resignations of 24 MLAs of the Congress, and death of two legislators earlier.
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He said the machines are in use for 20 years now and there was no question of returning to the ballot paper.
The NCP submitted a letter to the chief electoral officer, in which it said that there is a fear about the possible hacking of EVMs and VVPATs.
Despite assurance from the Election Commission, there were allegations from some parties about EVM tampering.