LJP fears manipulation of results by ruling NDA
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 18:11
Patna: LJP on Thursday alleged that the NDA would misuse the state machinery to manipulate results in its favour in Bihar and demanded that the Election Commission take immediate steps for proper counting of votes.

"We fear large-scale misuse of the state machinery by the ruling NDA in Bihar at the time of counting to manipulate results in its favour... the EC must take immediate steps to tackle the design," LJP leader Ramchandra Paswan, brother of party chief, Ramvilas Paswan told reporters.

Paswan also alleged that lakhs of people belonging to Yadavas, dalits, Muslims, Passi, Paswan and Mushhar communities had been deprived of their fundamental rights of voting in this elections so far.

He said the Commission should ensure proper manning of the strong rooms where EVMs were kept and make the counting process more transparent.


First Published: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 18:11

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