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Court allows Jharia MLA to cast vote in Prez election

Press Trust of India  |  Dhanbad 

A Dhanbad today granted permission to the jailed Jharia MLA, Sanjiv Singh to cast his vote in the July 17 presidential at in Ranchi.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Rajiv Ranjan gave permission to Singh to cast his vote on a plea made by him.

Singh had applied to the yesterday for permission. He had also applied through jail authorities in Ranchi. The heard both the petitions and allowed him to vote.

Singh is at present lodged at Jail, Ranchi. He is an accused in the case of leader and former Dhanbad Mayor Neeraj Singh.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 22:13 IST