No roads, Kalahandi villagers boycott polls

11/04/2019 at 11:21 AM

Bhubaneswar: Villagers of Bhejipadar under the Bhawanipatna Assembly constituency in Kalahandi district boycotted the ongoing general elections protesting that they do not have a pucca road in their village.

According to reports, no voter has turned up to exercise franchise at Booth No. 160 in the village even as polling staffs are ready on duty since 7 am.

Villagers have sat on a dharana in protest against lack of road and dearth of drinking water.

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