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Woman dies in polling booth

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Press Trust of India Krishnagar (West Bengal)
A 56-year-old woman died inside a polling booth in Nadia district on Monday apparently due to the prevailing heat wave like condition, officials said.
After standing in a queue for some time, Seikh Salema went inside the booth at a school in Kaliganj area in Krishnagar Lok Sabha seat around 9 am and fell unconscious shortly after that, district officials said.
Efforts to revive her by a woman accompanying her and poll workers inside the booth failed and she died.
District Magistrate Sumit Gupta confirmed the death of the woman.

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 10:00 PM IST

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