Electronic Voting Machine can be hacked by Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Elon Musk’s claim

New Delhi – Elon Musk, the owner of the Tesla company in the United States, has appealed that the election of the President of the United States should not be held through electronic voting machines. He posted on X, saying, ‘Electronic voting machines should be banned. These machines risk being hacked by humans or artificial intelligence (AI). Although this risk may seem small, it is much greater.’

Presidential elections will be held in the US in November. In this, President Joe Biden is likely to be the candidate from the Democratic Party, while former President Donald Trump is likely to be the candidate from the Republican Party.

India’s electronic voting machine is like a black box in an aeroplane – Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reposted Elon Musk’s post and said that electronic voting machines in India are like the black box’ of aeroplanes. No one is allowed to question him. There are serious concerns about the transparency of our electoral process. When institutions lack accountability, democracy becomes a sham and prone to fraud. (The Election Commission has repeatedly clarified that the electronic voting machines in India are safe. The Indian justice system has also confirmed it. Meanwhile, Rahul Gandhi, who has faith in a foreigner, is not only insulting Indian systems but also showing distrust in Indian democracy. Action should be taken against such people. – Editor)

Electronic voting machines are safe in India- BJP leader Rajeev Chandrasekhar

On Elon Musk’s statement, BJP leader and former Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that Elon Musk’s suspicion may be true in the US and other countries; but there are some special changes in electronic voting machines in India. It has all the safety measures. Our device does not have any facilities like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or Internet. Other countries can also make voting machines similar to India. He invited Elon Musk for a tutoring class regarding EVMs in India.