Section 61A Voting machines at elections - Representation of the People Act, 1951
What is the law regarding Voting machines at elections?
Section 61A of Representation of the People Act, 1951
Section 61A : Voting machines at elections
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or the rules made thereunder,
the giving and recording of votes by voting machines in such manner as may be
prescribed, may be adopted in such constituency or constituencies as the
Election Commission may, having regard to the circumstances of each case,
Explanation - For the purpose of this section, "voting machine" means any
machine or apparatus whether operated electronically or otherwise used for
giving or recording of votes and any reference to a ballot box or ballot paper
in this Act or the rules made thereunder shall, save as otherwise provided, be
construed as including a reference to such voting machine wherever such voting
machine is used at any election.