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Jasana village in Rajasthan says no to vote

ANI  |  Hanumangarh (Rajasthan) [India] 

At a time when campaigning in is in full swing with banners and hoardings all over the place, villagers of Jasana in in district have decided not to exercise their franchise.

The residents of the village are allegedly disgruntled with the after one of the villagers who worked as E-was murdered in his office on October 17 last year.

The villagers alleged that the police was not investigating the case while the government turned a "deaf ear" to their demand of a (CBI) inquiry into the case.

"About 7500 people are presently living in the village but no one will cast vote until and unless the deceased gets justice," said Dindayal Sharma, a villager.

"No investigation has been done by the police in the case. Moreover, the demand for CBI inquiry from the Vyas family has also not been entertained, nothing has been done about it," said Ramesh Behniwal, another resident of the village.

The family members of late asserted that they will also not vote in the Lok Sabha elections due next year and also in village Panchayat elections.

Assembly elections in will take place on December 7 while the counting of votes will take place on December 11.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 19:12 IST