Agencdies, Bhopal, While exuding confidence of coming back to power in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday asserted that Congress is distressed and that is why it is creating a hue and cry over EVM malfunctioning and several other baseless issues.
Speaking to media, Chouhan said, “The BJP is going to form the government. Congress is distressed and that’s why they are speaking many unreasonable things. They first raised suspicion on EVMs and even doubted Election Commission.
They will try to create obstacles at the time of counting too. Hence, State BJP chief Rakesh Singh has discussed this with district president, district in charges, assembly candidates and MPs.”
He further informed that all the party workers have been asked to stay peaceful but alert. “They have been asked to stay calm but be alert. Caution should be maintained during counting as Congress will create obstacles at every step,” said Chouhan.
He also said that the party workers are happy as they are confident of sweeping this elections with a big majority.Madhya Pradesh went to polls on November 28 while the counting of votes will take place on December 11.
Cong stops technicians from Gujarat
Sagar, MP: Even as the matter pertaining to reserve electronic voting machines (EVMs) being conveyed to this divisional headquarters from Khurai a full two days after polling is still fresh in public memory, a new issue has cropped up as persons owing allegiance to the principal-opposition Congress prevented technicians from Gujarat from setting up a closed-circuit television camera at a local engineering college where counting is scheduled on Tuesday.
During a meeting in Bhopal two days back, the Assembly’s Leader of the Opposition Ajay Singh expressed apprehension that engineers requisitioned by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party from the neighbouring state may hack the EVMs.The technicians were stopped late on Saturday, the Congress levelled an allegation on Sunday afternoon and officials reached the spot.