Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has now said that ballot papers need to be introduced as the Electronic Voting Machines are turning out to be ‘threat to democracy’.
The statement comes a day after malfunctioning electronic voting machines (EVMs) marred the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur assembly by-polls in Uttar Pradesh.
At a press conference at the state headquarters of the party, he also urged all opposition parties to unite against the use EVMs in elections.
He said that Samajwadi Party has been demanding not using the EVMs and now yet again urges for all political parties to unite against the EVMs.
Akhilesh Yadav said that the BJP did not fulfil any of its poll promises.>