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Muzaffarnagar: 26 sector magistrates absent from duty; salary to be deducted

News Agencies | First published: 25 October 2016, 13:42 IST
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About 26 sector magistrates deputed to revise the voter list were found absent from their duty during a surprise check in Muzaffarnagar on 25 October.

District election officer DK Singh said their one-day salary will be deducted. The sector magistrates were deputed to revise the voter list and check booth-level officers in every polling booth in six Assembly constituencies in the district, Singh said.

It was found that 116 sector magistrates were found absent from work on 8 October to 9 October in the district, he added.

On the Election Commission's directive, a revision of the voter list has started in every Assembly constituency for preparation of the upcoming Assembly polls of 2017.

--PTI

First published: 25 October 2016, 13:42 IST
 
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