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NCC volunteers beat drums, shower flower petals to greet voters

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Cadet Corps (NCC) volunteers beat drums and showered flower petals to greet voters as they reached a polling station under the Lok Sabha seat in on Thursday morning.

A group of cadets had gathered at the polling booth in in Baraut ahead of the start of voting to welcome the electors.

"I felt great after they welcomed me like this," a voter said after casting his ballot.

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh's son is contesting from the western UP seat against and sitting of the has not put up a candidate from the seat.

Satyapal Singh, a former commissioner, performed a puja at his residence here in the morning before heading to exercise his franchise.

Samajwadi Party (SP), and RLD are in coalition in for the Lok Sabha elections. According to the seat-sharing formula, RLD is contesting two seats, while SP and BSP are fighting on 37 and 38 seats respectively.

Voting is underway in eight out of the total of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state in the first phase of the Counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 10:20 IST