I have zero expectations from the Election Commission: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

MNS chief Raj Thackeray submitted a five-page letter to Chief Election Commissioner highlighting concerns regarding EVMs and the 2019 Lok Sabha election process


Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday submitted a five-page letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora during his meet in New Delhi while expressing concerns over the reliability of EVMs.

While talking to the reporters after his meeting, Thackeray said that although he has submitted the letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI), he has “zero expectations” from the EC that they will take any action against the concerns regarding EVM. 

The letter whose subject read “Restoring faith in the election process in the country” stated that several organisations and individuals have approached Thackeray while expressing their “dissatisfaction” with the manner the polls are being conducted in the last few years. 

Along with this, the letter read that these organisations and individuals have raised questions regarding the EVMs. Moreover, the letter highlighted the concerns regarding EVMs and the process of the 2019 Lok Sabha election. 

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Ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections, Raj Thackeray also demanded that the state elections should be held on the ballot paper. The MNS chief submitted a memorandum during the meeting which lasted for 45 minutes. 

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