Eight national parties and forty state parties were represented in the Election Commission’s (EC) debate on remote voting, which was to be followed by a presentation of the prototype Remote Voting Machine (RVM) on Monday afternoon, according to an EC representative.
The Election Commission had invited all recognised national and state parties to a debate on raising voter turnout among migrant workers and a demonstration of the Electronics Corporation of India’s RVM (ECIL).
According to the official, 16 delegates from eight national parties were present: the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party, the All India Trinamool Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party, the Communist Party of India, the CPI-Marxist, and the National People’s Party. The discussion at the Constitution Club in Delhi was attended by a total of 67 individuals representing forty state parties.
In accordance with the Election Commission’s message to the parties, the meeting will feature a presentation on remote voting and a demonstration of the RVM, as well as an opportunity for participants to provide feedback. The official stated that as of 3 p.m., conversations were ongoing and arrangements for the RVM demonstration were in place.