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14.2 lakh to decide fate of 21 candidates in Sangrur

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Sangrur, April 29, 2014
First Published: 23:28 IST(29/4/2014) | Last Updated: 23:31 IST(29/4/2014)

Nearly 14.24 lakh voters, including 7.58 lakh male and 6.66 lakh female voters, will exercise their franchise at 1,542 polling booths in Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency on Wednesday.


There are 21 candidates in the fray from Sangrur Lok Sabha seat but the main contest is between sitting Congress MP Vijay Inder Singla, Aam Aadmi Party’s Bhagwant Mann and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa of SAD.

According to Sangrur returning officer Kavita Singh, the polling will be held from 7 am to 6 pm. She said 6,168 employees have been deployed on poll duty. 

The district has 42% hypersensitive and sensitive polling stations. According to police sources, 98 polling stations have been declared hypersensitive and 234 have been identified as sensitive in Sangrur district.

The Muslim-dominated Malerkotla, which had remained in news for communal riots, protests and feuds, has five hypersensitive polling stations.

In the wake of recent scuffle between the Hindu and Kamboj communities in Sunam, the police have identified 36 hypersensitive polling stations and 39 sensitive polling stations in Sunam segment.


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