VVPAT: Supreme Court rejects review plea filed by 21 opposition parties
Tue, May 07, 2019, 11:45 AM
The Supreme Court has refused to hear a review petition filed by 21 Opposition parties requesting it to direct the Election Commission of India(ECI) to cross-check at least 50% votes using Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail slips during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections 2019. The review plea has claimed that the increase from one to five was not a reasonable number. The parties which approached the Apex Court are Congress, Telugu Desam Party led by CM Chandrababu Naidu, Nationalist Congress Party led by Sharad Pawar, the Aam Aadmi Party, the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Farooq Abdullah for the National Conference and others.