Delhi CM demanded voting by ballot paper after allegations of tampering EVMs in Assembly elections were levelled by politicians following results of Uttar Pradesh assembly election.
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The general election to three municipal corporations of Delhi will be held in April.
Earlier, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati had accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of tampering with the EVMs.
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She had said the Election Commission should stop the counting and withhold results and hold fresh polls using traditional paper ballots.
However, the Election Commission rejected BSP supremo’s claim that EVMs were rigged in the Uttar Pradesh elections and said her demand for a repoll using ballot papers was legally untenable.
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Meanwhile, the Delhi Congress has asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to conduct the upcoming civic polls through ballot papers.
“Many are doubting EVMs. Not prejudiced-nor casting aspersions on results. I want Arvind Kejriwal to hold MCD elections through ballot papers,” Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said on Twitter.
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