BSP party has put a plea on the use of EVMs without VVPATs. Over the plea, Supreme Court has delivered the notification to Centre and Election Commission on the execution of VVPATs with the EVMs. Apex court has asked reply by 8th May from Centre and Election Commission.
Congress and Trinamool Congress have been permitted to file their superseding requests to be a share of the case filed by BSP.
P Chidambaram said to the Supreme Court that it is obligatory to practice VVPATs with the EVMs for votes but widely same was not practised.
Also, it was claimed in the court that Commissioner of EC has written to the PMO in the 2014 year hovering security worries.