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EC orders repoll in 2 Assembly segments of Faridabad

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday ordered repoll in the segments of after receiving complaints of violation of secrecy of voting.

The repoll will take place on May 19.

An FIR was lodged against the polling agent Giriraj Singh, the EC said in a statement.

Presiding has been placed under suspension for dereliction of duty and criminal action is also being initiated against him.

Micro-observer had not reported the incident correctly for which the poll panel has barred her from any election-related work for the next three years.

Taking serious note of failure to take immediate action, the Returning has also been transferred out from the present posting and the EC has directed the to send a panel of three suitable officers immediately as replacements.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 22:42 IST
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