Tejashwi Yadav posts fake letter claiming EVM tampering
Viral Message: Tejashwi Yadav post’s letter ‘This is inform to you that Hacking of EVM machine is happening two much, during election on polling day in poll booths. Recently We come to know about way of how to hack EVM Machine’
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This is inform to you that Hacking of EVM machine is happening too much, during election on polling day in poll booths. Recently we come to know about way of how to hack EVM Machine. EVM Machine has micro chip inside EVM Machine gone hacked. It is confirmed that EVM Machines hack help to some satellites towers who run under some telecommunication companies. Telecommunication Companies tower names are Reliance JIO, Vodafone, tata Docomo and Old Reliance. This all towers hood raid with EVM Machines by this all telecommunications companies. Keeping this all points in mind the state election commission of Gujarat taking action and strictly order to you that all telecommunications companies towers towers (Reliance Jio, tata Docomo,Vodafone and Old Reliance)and their internet connections must be disconnect and close by you on18th December 2017 morning 8.00to 6 pm will remain close. Incase companies deny to your order so you must close and disconnect internet connection deny to your order so you must close and disconnect internet companies deny to your order so you must close and disconnect internet connection forcibly and keep in mind that all the connections are closed. In our India politicians flirtations with that all the connections are closed. In our India politicians flirtations with our democracy and constitutions and immoral politics is executed whereby country’s future will be in darkness soon. This Order keep completely confidential and do not send this order to you. If any king of negligence did then strict action will be taken.
Doing rounds on whatsapp.. Authenticity you verify pic.twitter.com/2fjH1Yejou— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) December 17, 2017
Ayupp Fact Check:- The former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and son of Lalu Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav twitted this letter on December 17, claiming of that of the Election Commissioner in Gandhinagar. As claimed by the message of Tejashwi that this letter is viral on whatsapp and asked user to deduce the conclusion. The letter alleged that EVMs were being hacked with the help of telecom companies. The tweet was also re-tweeted by Lalu Yadav
Kapil Dav, Senior Assistant Editor, Political and Secretariat Affairs, Times of India, Gujarat.
Tweeted this message with the information, Social media messages on internet ban on 18th Dec in Gujarat are fake said@CEOGujarat.@timesofindia
This is a fake letter tweeted by Tejashwi. The Gujarat State Election Commission has confirmed on record that they have not received any such letter.