Chandigarh: June 2: A delegation of senior Congress leaders led by former President Pradesh Congress S. Mohinder Singh Gill and former Deputy Speaker S. Nasib Singh Gill submitted a memorandum to the State Election Commissioner Sh. A.K. Dubey at his office apprehending rigging and wide spread violence by the Ruling Alliance on the lines of Panchayti Raj Elections demanded for deployment of Para-military forces, videography of the entire election process and use of Electronic Voting Machines for the Municipal elections scheduled for 30th of June.
According to S. Raj Pal Singh General secretary Punjab Pradesh Congress the Congress Delegation comprising of former Minister Ch. Darshan Singh, former M.L.A. S. Basant Singh and State Congress General Secretary S. Raj Pal Singh, S. Malkit Singh Brar and S. Jang Bahadur Singh General secretary Scheduled Caste Department, met the State Election Commissioner in his office and put forth these demands in a detailed Memorandum citing examples of rigging and violence in the recently concluded elections of Panchayati Raj Institutions. The State Election Commissioner accepted the demand for use of Electronic Voting Machines and has also agreed to recommend the deployment of Para-military forces for free and fair conduct of these elections said S. Raj Pal Singh.