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MPCC demands use of ballot paper for elections, deletion of names of 44.61 lakh bogus voters

Aurangabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections, the Congress party on Wednesday met Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora and demanded that elections be conducted through ballot paper instead of the electronic voting machines (EVMs).
The party has also demanded to delete the names of 44.61 lakh bogus voters from the voter's list.
These demands were made by a delegation of the party leaders, led by MPCC general secretary Rajesh Sharma, during a meeting with CEC Mr Arora, state election commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sunil Chandra, in Mumbai, a MPCC press release said here.
During the meeting, when Mr Sharma demanded for use of ballot paper for elections and to delete the names of bogus voters from the electoral rolls, Mr Arora said that so far 2.16 lakh bogus voters had been deleted and the process to delete the remaining names was going on.
MPCC had submited a list of 44.61 lakh bogus voters with proof to the Commission on February 25, the release added.
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