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Latin American- Caribbean scribes get a glimpse of electoral functioning in India

Organized by the External Publicity Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, 26 journalists from Latin American- Caribbean countries including- Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela, visited the Election Commission of India for a briefing on election management in India. Held on October 4th, 2017, the attendees were addressed by Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha before participating in an interaction session that included a live demonstration of Indian Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and the new Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) systems. .