Hyderabad, Dec 11: With the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) headed for a landslide victory in the state’s Assembly elections, the Congress on Tuesday voiced the suspicion that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) were manipulated.
State Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy demanded that 100 per cent counting of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) be taken up.
He asked all Congress candidates to submit letters to returning officers concerned for counting of paper trails.
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee's Uttam Kumar Reddy: All the Congress leaders will complaint to RO officers. We will also complaint to ECI on this matter. How can TRS leaders say before counting that who will lose in elections. #AssemblyElection2018
— ANI (@ANI) December 11, 2018
Congress, which headed the four-party People’s Front, was leading in just 21 constituencies while the TRS was ahead in 87.