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WB Panchayat polls: SEC orders repoll in 21 booths

PTI  Burdwan, July 16, 2013
First Published: 22:15 IST(16/7/2013) | Last Updated: 22:17 IST(16/7/2013)

State Election Commission ordered repoll in 21 booths of Burdwan district on 18 July on the basis of the reports of presiding officers of the panchayat polls.

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Three people were killed in poll-related violence and several others were injured during panchayat polls in Burdwan district of West Bengal. The booths fall in the blocks of Barabani, Jamuria, Manteswar, Raina-I, Galsi-I, Katwa-I, Burdwan-I, Ketugram and Mangolkote in Burdwan district.

There were allegations of ballot snatching and forcibly stopping of the voting process in the booths of these areas.


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