Polling official dies inside EVM dispatch room in Keonjhar


Keonjhar: A polling official posted at Anandapur Assembly constituency in Keonjhar died after falling ill on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Abhay Kumar Sethi, a fourth-grade staff of Champua High School in this district.

According to sources, Sethi, who was posted at Booth No- 149 under Anandapur Assembly constituency, suddenly complained of uneasiness inside the EVM dispatch room yesterday.

Though Sethi was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, the doctors declared him brought dead, informed Keonjhar Sub-Collector Rabindra Sahu.

The exact cause of death would be ascertained after receiving the autopsy report, Sahu added.

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