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School designated as polling station torched in Kashmir

The school building had been designated as a polling station for Sunday’s bypoll scheduled in Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary constituency.

india Updated: Apr 08, 2017 21:44 IST
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Representative Image: Police said a school building in Yarigund village of Budgam district was torched by some miscreants.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)

A school building designated as a polling station for Sunday’s parliamentary bypoll was gutted on Friday evening in central Kashmir.

Police said a school building in Yarigund village of Budgam district was torched by miscreants.

The school building had been designated as a polling station for Sunday’s bypoll scheduled in Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary constituency.

Separatists have called for a boycott and asked people to instead stage protests on the voting day.

First Published: Apr 08, 2017 00:05 IST