BSP Polling agent booked for ‘spreading fake news’ on EVMs

A BSP agent at a polling booth here was booked allegedly for spreading “fake news” that the Electronic Voting Machines were faulty and for registering votes for the party candidates in favour of the BJP, officials said on Friday. The agent, Dhara Singh, was booked on the directives of the Election Commission after he allegedly spread “fake news” that the EVM button against the BSP candidate’s name and symbol, when pressed, resulted in votes to the BJP at the Kasoli polling centre in Bijnore constituency here, officials said.

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