Villagers boycott poll

PTI | ByPress Trust of India, Ghaziabad
May 10, 2004 09:50 PM IST

Vedpura voters in UP boycotted polls to protest against the BJP-led NDA govt at the Centre.

Voters of Vedpura, the native village of late Congress leader Rajesh Pilot, in Khurja reserved Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh on Monday boycotted the election to protest against the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, official sources said.

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The villagers said the government is apathetic towards their problems and they have decided to boycott the parliamentary poll as a mark of protest against the NDA government, the sources said.

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In another incident, two BSP workers were injured when the party workers were allegedly beaten up by some BJP workers in Lulharli village under Dadri police station, and the election was halted for an hour due to the incident, presiding officer Hemant Kumar said.

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