An Inquiry into India's Election System

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Annexures : Depositions by Experts

* Integrity of the Electoral Rolls – Deposition of Cdr P. G. Bhat (Retd.) - Deposition -
* Integrity of electoral rolls and the linkage of Voter ID to Aadhaar – Deposition of Dr. Anupam Saraph - Deposition -
* Integrity of Electoral Rolls – Deposition of Y Kiran Chandra - Deposition -
* Deposition of Abusaleh Shariff - Depositions - 1  | 2 | 3 | 4

India is in the midst of five assembly elections. A timely Report to the People on inclusiveness of electoral rolls; rising criminalisation and money power; opaque and corrupt electoral bonds; serious violations of Model Code of Conduct; partisan role of media and lack of autonomy of the Election

Commission is therefore imperative.

Read Entire Press Release... - English Malayalam

The US based Freedom House’s 2021 report that appeared across the media on March 8, 2021 should put all Indians to shame. “India loses its status as ‘free’… Political rights and civil liberties have worsened since 2014, and the decline has accelerated since 2019.” India’s status on Freedom House’s report on political rights and civil liberties was lowered to “partly free.” In 2020, the organisation’s report had ranked India as “free.” Read Entire Introduction... EnglishMalayalam

Interim Report of the Citizens’ Commission on Elections on EVMs and VVPAT - Read Entire Executive Summary...

Video - CCE Press Conference

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Annexures : Depositions by Experts

* Poonam Agarwal, Journalist, The Quint - Deposition - 1 | Supporting Documents -  2 | 34
* Devasahayam M G, IAS (Retired) - Deposition - 1 | Supporting Documents - 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
* Venkatesh Nayak, RTI Activist - Deposition - | Supporting Documents - 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18
* Prasanna S, Advocate - Deposition - 1 
* Anupam Saraph, Professor and Future Designer. Deposition -  1 | Supporting Documents - 2 |
* Subodh Sharma, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi - Deposition -  
* Sandeep Shukla, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur- Deposition - 1 
* Bappa Sinha, Technologist, Free Software Movement of India - Deposition - 
* Joint Deposition of,
   Poorvi L Vora, Professor, Computer Science, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA.
   Alok Choudhary, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA.
   J Alex Halderman, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
  Douglas W Jones, Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA  
  Nasir Memon, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, New York University (Brooklyn), New York, New York, USA
  Bhagirath Narahari, Professor, Computer Science, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
  R Ramanujam, Professor, Computer Science, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India
  Ronald L Rivest, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  Philip B Stark, Professor of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, USA 
  K V  Subrahmanyam, Professor, Computer Science, Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, India 
  Vanessa Teague, Associate Professor, School of Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne, Australia - Deposition - 1 | Supporting Document - 2 

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