Election ink

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - Nation -

“It will be very dif­fi­cult and not ad­vis­able to change the rules at the last min­utes. Es­pe­cially since there is no fool­proof al­ter­na­tive to us­ing the ink,” he said.

The ECI has put forth the ar­gu­ment that do­ing away with use of in­deli­ble ink may jeop­ar­dise free and fair elec­tions al­though it says that the safety of vot­ers, and polling of­fi­cials and se­cu­rity forces de­puted at election time, is para­mount.

“There could be bo­gus vot­ing for in­stance; in which case the real vot­ers will be de­nied a chance to ex­er­cise their fran­chise. There are sev­eral such con-

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