NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Sunday wrote support to the Telugu Desam Party citing that the title of its technical adviser
, arrested for
theft in 2010, changed into no longer there within the list of delegates equipped by the earn collectively when Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu-led team met the poll panel on Saturday.
“At some stage within the assembly, Shri Hari Prasad changed into invited by the Chief Election Commissioner to method support for discussion with Prof Shahani, chairman, technical professional committee, and Shri Sudeep Jain, deputy election commissioner, being oblivious of his background which the Commission came to know later,” EC said in its letter to theTDPstaunch cell chief.
TDP defends sending Chandrababu Naidu’s technology advisor to EC
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has defended sending technical advisor Hari Prasad Vemuru to the Election Commission (EC) collectively with Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu to focus on the difficulty connected to the Digital Voting Machines, announcing he changed into invited by the poll physique within the previous despite alleged involvement in a case of EVM theft.
It changed into finest after EC checked the title of TDP consultants being deputed to fulfill Mr Jain and Mr Shahani, that the Andhra Prasad resident commissioner took Hari Prasad’s title.
This alerted the EC officials who recalled that a Hyderabad-based fully researcher by the identical title had been arrested in a one-of-a-kind EVM theft case in 2010.
When EC searched his antecedents, it learned that it changed into certainly the EVM theft-accused who had met the CEC with Naidu’s delegation and also deputed by the CM for a more detailed discussion on EVMs with EC consultants.
EC on Sunday conveyed to TDP that it changed into consistently starting up to recommendations with its technical professional committee finishing up a detailed in-depth root method prognosis of any technical glitch reported from the enviornment.
“Whilst you happen to also can admire to ship any other professional, you furthermore may can kindly ship as the Commission is no longer happy in interacting with Shri Hari Prasad, as already communicated,” said EC.