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LS Polls: Two govt employees on poll duty die in Madhya Pradesh

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 May 2019, 12:02 IST

Two government employees engaged in election duty died in separate incidents in Madhya Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.

Garu Singh Chogad, who was deployed at the Jalwat polling booth in Dhar Lok Sabha constituency, died after suffering a heart failure on Sunday morning, state's Chief Electoral Officer V L Kantha Rao told reporters here.


In another incident, a presiding officer, Anil Nema, in Dewas Lok Sabha seat died of cardiac arrest on Saturday night, he said. Polling was underway peacefully on Sunday in eight Lok Sabha seats - Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa - in the fourth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state, he added. 

-PTI

First published: 19 May 2019, 11:58 IST
 
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