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Odisha: BJD writes to Chief Electoral Officer over 'booth capturing by BJP'


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BJD on Monday wrote to the Chief Electoral Officer of Odisha, accusing BJP of capturing 12 polling booths in Bari Assembly constituency, which comes under the Jajpur Lok Sabha seat.
Polling is currently on in 42 Assembly constituencies and six Lok Sabha seats in the state.
The BJD letter said, "BJP goons conducted booth capturing in 12 booths of Bari Assembly constituency under Jajpur parliamentary constituency while the polling was going on today."
"The BJP goons also threatened, chased away and did not allow Biju Janata Dal voters to cast their votes," the letter read.
BJD demanded "immediate, stringent and impartial action against the culprits in this regard".

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 5:23 PM IST

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