Why Did the EC Let a Non-Approved Private Company Handle EVMs?

If a private company was handling the EVMs you used to vote, would you feel that the Indian elections were safe?

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What would you say if I told you that contrary to what the Election Commission claims, they engaged a private company to provide engineers to handle the very sensitive EVMs?

And what if I told you this private company outsourced this important job of protecting the cornerstones of the country’s democracy to private consultants?

Would you feel that the elections in India were safe?

Well… that’s what we’re discussing in this episode of the Big Story.

I’m joined today by Poonam Agarwal, who led this investigation for The Quint, and together, we’re going to show you how a private company was involved in India’s democracy and why it is so problematic.

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