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Desai’s donation

The promised donation of one crore rupees to cover the cost of electronic voting machines (EVMs) with a paper trail (VVPAT) system has been honored by lawyer and community activist Berjis Desai. He made the commitment this April/May when the majority of Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) trustees told Bombay High Court Justices Shahrukh Kathawalla and Milind Jadhav the trust did not have the funds to rent the machines. EVMs are used in municipal, state and national elections in India and are considered an improvement over paper ballots. But former BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta was not in favor of them and......

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