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Divorce is what you get for voting Laloo!

PTI | ByIndo-Asian News Service, Patna
May 08, 2004 07:15 PM IST

Irfan, a JD (U) supporter divorced his wife in Bihar after she voted for Laloo Yadav.

A man in Bihar divorced his wife for voting for Laloo Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in general elections.

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Irfan divorced Sehra in Arkatha village of Munger Lok Sabha constituency following a heated argument in their house at the end of polling on Wednesday.

Sehra apparently returned from the polling centre and told her husband that she had voted for 'lantern' -- the RDJ election symbol.

Irfan, a supporter of the Janata Dal (United), was furious.

He declared he was divorcing Sehra. The couple have grown up sons and daughters.

Villagers described Sehra as a 'hardcore admirer' of Laloo Prasad Yadav, who is popular in rural Bihar for his simple lifestyle.

Last month, after the first phase of elections April 20, a woman ended her life in Bihar after her husband did not allow her to vote for Railway Minister Nitish Kumar.

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