Dhenkanal: An on-duty polling official died at a polling station in Parjanag Assembly constituency today.
Nabakishore Nayak, who reportedly collapsed inside booth no-41 at Parjang Kantapal of Dhenkanal district, was declared dead by doctors at Kamakhyanagar hospital.
Sources said Nayak collapsed on the ground while discharging his duty at booth-41. He was immediately rushed to a hospital in Kamakshyanagar for treatment. However, he was declared dead there.
Earlier on Sunday, another polling official identified as Abhay Kumar Sethy also died on his way to a polling station in Anandapur Assembly Constituency of Keonjhar district to discharge his duties.