Reported by Kunu Rajhans
Kantamal, Apr 5:
Fifty dummy EVMs displaying Odisha’s ruling party BJD’s election symbol ‘Conch’ were seized from a Bolero vehicle bearing registration number OD036032 near Podapadar Chhak in Kantamal assembly constituency on the Ghantapada-Manamunda road by the flying squad today.
The dummy EVMs which have push button switches and indicator lights against ‘conch’ symbol (functioning as in real EVMs) were seized by the flying squad headed by Muktilal Nayak, District Labour Officer (DLO), Boudh who is currently on executive magistrate duty.
The driver of the vehicle Sarju Bhoi has been detained for interrogation.
The DLO, who declined to reveal details, said the Election Commission will be duly informed about the seizures.