GOA:- After intense political drama and hectic campaigning Goan citizens experienced assembly poles On 4th Feb.
Voters of state have witnessed Voter verified audit trial ( VVPAT) machine which was placed besides the electronic voting machine (EVM) as a new addition to electoral process
This experiment was done for the first time in India.
The VVPAT was installed in all the poling stations of states 40 constituencies.
This trial was received good response and claimed as a successful experiment.
The objective behind introducing this system was to confirm the candidate they had voted.
After pressing the button on the EVM ,a slip of paper being printed in the machine having name and symbol of the candidate which was voted, appeared and dropped in the machine.
This system confused some anxious voters as they complained about no clear awareness drive and secrecy of their vote.