The Opposition has made a serious charge against the Election Commission over Indian Badminton star Jwala Gutta's claim that her name has disappeared from the voting list, most likely in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Taking to Twitter to respond to her tweets where she asks #WhereIsMyVote, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister has trained his guns on the Election Commission of India, questioning the body for not replying to her and remarking:
"You must be busy with strategies being instructed from BJP war room."
Jwala Gutta seething on social media, asking "How is the election fair?"
Telangana and Rajasthan go to polls on Friday, with results for the two states, and also Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram to also be declared on the same day.
Opposition attacks on the Election Commission are not new. Leaders like Arvind Kerjiwal, BSP Mayawati have been claiming that the EVMs are hacked.
When Madhya Pradesh elections were going on, Congress leader of the state, Kamal Nath had alleged that there were not enough security to the EVMs, owing to which they would be prone to tampering. He had also alleged that the EVMs had faults in them.
A Congress party delegation led by Kamal Nath and Kapil Sibal visited the Election Commission on December 4 saying that many of the EVMs in the state had faults. The delegation also said that the Congress received complaints that some EVMs were in found in hotels.
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