Assam Cong Writes to CEC Over Storage of ‘Unused EVMs’

New Delhi: The assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has written to the Chief Election Commissioner against the Kamrup (Rural) district administration over suspicious storage of “unused EVMs” sent from completely different districts of Assam close to a powerful room in north Guwahati’s Amingaon area.

Besides, the Congress has also alleged that Deputy Commissioner Kamrup (Rural) Kamal Baiswa and Assistant Commissioner Mayuri Oja were violating the Model Code of Conduct by activity the duty of election officers in their home district.

Oja is that the female offspring of BJP’s Gauhati candidate Queen Oja.

Congress’ Gauhati candidate Bobbeeta Sharma, during a separate complaint to assam ceo Mukesh Sahu, has conjointly alleged a poll code violation by the Deputy Commissioner Kamrup (Rural) for willing and admitting to store “unused EVMs” at a private storage warehouse.

“The committee has conducted elections before. Preparations begin a year before. The administration ought to are careful concerning these matters. there’s unused material from the election hold on within the same space wherever the strong room is found. The authorities are aware that there should be a separate strong room with barricades, CCTV, security and lights. Why do they need to be reminded of this?” Sharma aforesaid.

Assam Chief Electoral Officer Mukesh Sahu on tuesday said, “These EVMS are hold on within the centre storage facility and were meant to be transported to alternative states.”

APCC president Ripun Bora has requested the poll body to require immediate steps against Baiswa for storing the unused EVMs and has demanded his immediate transfer.

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