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Polling official collapses in booth, dies

23/04/2019 at 4:14 PM

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.

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