ANP suggests EVM for Cantonment Board Elections



Staff Reporter

Awami National Party (ANP) provincial spokesperson Samar Bilour Wednesday urged the government to opt for Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in Cantonment Board elections in order to test the efficacy of the machines.

Addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club, she said that the EVM project would require at-least Rs 75 billion and if the government wanted general elections 2023 through EVM, then it would have to start manufacturing of 3,000 machines on a daily basis with immediate effect.

She further said that implementation of EVM would require training of at-least 3 to 5 hundred thousand officials other than the technical staff while additional amount would be spent on maintenance of machines.