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Election Commission rejects recounting applications of 6 candidates

Election Commission of India (ECI) has rejected applications of six candidates who are shouted recounting of votes for the recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections. As per ECI, 11 seats are as such where nail-biting finish taken place during counting on November 10 and the margin between victory and defeat was less than 1,000 votes.

Six out of these 11 candidates are not satisfied with the counting and they have challenged the decisions of returning officers.Narendra Singh alias Bogo Singh, the candidate from Matihani has filed a complaint with ECI after Raj Kumar Singh of the Lok Janshakti Party defeated him with the margin of 333 votes. He has shouted for recounting of all EVMs, VVPATs and postal ballots.

News source ~ Times Now