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BJP polling agent arrested for trying to influence voters in Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Faridabad (Haryana) 

A BJP has been arrested for allegedly trying to influence voters at a polling booth in Haryana's after a video of the purported act went viral, officials said on Monday.

He was arrested following a complaint by the and subsequently released on bail.

In Delhi, said the was arrested on Sunday after an FIR was registered. An inquiry has been ordered and further action would be taken based on the report, Lavasa said.

The incident took place at Asawati village in the parliamentary constituency where polling was held on May 12.

In the video clip, the could be seen going near the enclosure meant for casting votes and trying to influence voters.

Krishan Pal Gurjar of the BJP is seeking re-election from

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 20:46 IST