The NCP and the CPI (M) were the only parties which participated in the event. Commission then clarified that EVMs used by state election commission, Maharashtra for urban local body elections do not belong to them, said CEC Nasim Zaidi.
AAP leaders have been on the forefront in alleging that EVMs are prone to tampering and also raising doubts over recent electoral successes of the BJP.
Responding to a letter by the AAP that the EC is backtracking from a hackathon, the Commission had said it had already explained on May 12th All Party Meeting that it would offer an "EVM Challenge" and not a "Hackathon". We can not permit political parties to lower the image and prestige of a constitutional body.
"They claimed to hack EVMs by changing its mother board but it seems rather their mental mother board is faulty", Tiwari said.
For the goal of the challenge, 14 voting machines have been brought from three States. "We won't term the outcome of today's EVM challenge as "success" or "failure". The un-called for criticism of the functioning of Election Commission has a deleterious effect on its functioning and the same may result in lowering its morale. The poll panel had invited seven national and 49 state parties recognised by it for the challenge.
The EC today said in future if anyone "violates" the order of the Uttarakhand High Court on the constitutionality of the EVM challenge by indulging in its "unhealthy criticism", it will consider the matter and take a decision.
"The NCP team mentioned that source of their doubt has been alleged problems with EVMs during municipal elections in Maharashtra", Zaidi said. Those interested in the challenge had to confirm before 5 PM on May 26. A detailed demonstration of the entire process was given to them by our technical team.
The party has instead chose to hold an event of its own, where it will demonstrate that an EVM prototype it hacked earlier can not be tampered with under the restrictions the poll panel announced for its challenge. "But we will not allow them to manipulate the internal circuitry, just the way the EC [Election Commission] has laid down rules for its challenge".
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