Are EVMs crucial for national election?
The Election Commission is meeting with various political and non-political parties and individuals to hold a fair and acceptable national election -- and within the discussion, the use of electronic voting machines or EVMs is getting the attention in the political arena. But why is the EVM debate so crucial especially when the national election is closing in?
How important is it to use EVMs for a successful and acceptable election? Is the current Election Commission capable of conducting free and fair elections?
Golam Mortoza, editor of The Daily Star Bangla, discusses the significance of EVMs in the next parliamentary elections at today's Star Viewsroom