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Digvijay Singh skips voting in Rajgarh, tracks Bhopal polls

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on Sunday expressed regret over not being able to cast his ballot in district of Madhya Pradesh, which is over 130 km away from state capital where he is locked in a key contest with BJP candidate

"I regret that I could not reach to cast my ballot. Next time, I will ensure that my vote is registered in Bhopal," Singh told ANI.

Throughout the day, he visited various polling stations in to track the voting, sources said.

Earlier in the day, he was seen outside a temple. When asked whether he will go to cast his vote, he replied, "I will see. I will try to reach."

The former also urged people to exercise their franchise in large numbers. "Go in large numbers and cast your vote. Vote without fear," he said.

The is facing Thakur, a 2008 Malegaon blast case accused, among other candidates.

Fifty-nine Lok Sabha seats, including Bhopal, spread over seven states went to poll in the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha election today.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 18:46 IST