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Urmila Matondkar, trailing, alleges discrepancy in signatures on EVM form

The actor, who was trailing against BJP’s Gopal Shetty by over 1,45,991 votes, said a complaint was filed with the Election Commission in this connection.

india Updated: May 23, 2019 12:49 IST
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New Delhi, India- March 27, 2019: Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar seen during a press conference after joining the Congress party, at AICC, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Congress’ Mumbai-North Lok Sabha seat candidate Urmila Matondkar on Thursday alleged that there was a mismatch in signatures on an electronic voting machine (EVM) form.

The actor, who was trailing against BJP’s Gopal Shetty by over 1,45,991 votes, said a complaint was filed with the Election Commission in this connection.

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“On the form of EVM 17C from Magathane, the signatures and the machine numbers are different. A complaint has been filed with the Election Commission,” she said in a tweet.

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The actor, who is making her debut in electoral politics, earlier described the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as the “deciding election for the country”.

First Published: May 23, 2019 12:48 IST