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Ruckus disrupts counting of votes in Jind bye poll


ANI Politics
Counting of votes for the Jind Assembly bye election in Haryana was halted for some time on Thursday after some people created ruckus outside the counting centre amid allegations of EVMs going missing.
Police had to resort to baton charge to disperse the violent crowds outside the counting centre in the Arjuna stadium here.
Additional police force was called in, after which the counting resumed, officials said.
According to the latest trend, BJP is leading with 46,916 votes. Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) is in second place with 30,956 votes, while Congress is trailing with 19,611 votes.
Jind Assembly constituency went to polls on January 28. Over 75.77 per cent voting was recorded in Jind bye poll, which has 2.32 lakh registered voters registered voters. The bye poll was necessitated following the death of INLD MLA Hari Chan Midha, father of Krishna Midha.

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First Published: Jan 31 2019 | 2:41 PM IST

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