Good News! Results may not be delayed due to VVPAT counting, know why

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, May 23: This may come as a big relief as reports suggest that the elections may not be delayed due to the VVPAT counting. But how did this happen? Some media reports are suggesting that results will not be delayed because of VVPAT verification as paper trail slips will be counted at the very end.Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, is expected only by late evening due to tallying of voter verified paper audit trail slips with electronic voting machine count for the first time. The polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha were held in seven phases for 542 constituencies till May 19.The EVMs, over which questions are being raised lately, have been used for elections since 2000.The Election Commission (EC) has conducted 113 Assembly elections and three general elections using EVMs.VVPAT system, which generates a printer paper slip bearing the name and election symbol of the candidate voted for, was added to EVMs in 2013 to increase transparency and improve voter confidence in the system.On April 8, 2019, the Supreme Court instructed the EC that printed VVPAT slips from randomly selected five polling stations in each Assembly segment of a parliamentary constituency should be matched with EVMs.VVPAT counting may not delay results : That's a relief! News coming in from NDTV that results will not be delayed because of VVPAT verification as paper trail slips will be counted at the very end.Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, is expected only by late evening due to tallying of voter verified paper audit trail slips with electronic voting machine count for the first time. Will it be Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi. The results will start flowing shortly for the Lok sabha Elections 2019. The  counting will start amidst allegations that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the elections were being changed. Let's know how counting will take place. The polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha were held in seven phases for 542 constituencies till May 19.The EVMs, over which questions are being raised lately, have been used for elections since 2000.The Election Commission (EC) has conducted 113 Assembly elections and three general elections using EVMs.VVPAT system, which generates a printer paper slip bearing the name and election symbol of the candidate voted for, was added to EVMs in 2013 to increase transparency and improve voter confidence in the system.On April 8, 2019, the Supreme Court instructed the EC that printed VVPAT slips from randomly selected five polling stations in each Assembly segment of a parliamentary constituency should be matched with EVMs.