Congress Vows to Push for Increased VVPAT Usage Despite Supreme Court’s Rejection

ByTV10 Punjab

Apr 27, 2024
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26 April
Sandeep Dhand Ludhiana

Following the Supreme Court’s dismissal of petitions pertaining to VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail), the Congress party has reiterated its commitment to advocate for broader VVPAT implementation to bolster public trust in the electoral system. Party General Secretary Jairam Ramesh emphasized that the Congress was not directly or indirectly involved in the filed petitions.

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In a statement posted on social media platform X, Ramesh affirmed the party’s acknowledgment of the Supreme Court’s decision and declared their intent to persist with their political endeavor for expanded VVPAT utilization. He underscored the significance of maintaining public confidence in the electoral process, asserting that the Congress remains steadfast in its pursuit of electoral transparency and integrity.

The Congress’s unwavering stance comes in the wake of the apex court’s ruling, indicating its determination to champion electoral reforms aimed at enhancing transparency and credibility. As the political landscape continues to evolve, the Congress’s advocacy for greater VVPAT usage underscores its commitment to safeguarding the democratic principles upon which the nation’s electoral framework is built.