Identity of women voters checked in 418 booths

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Gulbarga, May 22 (UNI) For the first time in the electoral history of Karnataka, the election authorities arranged 418 'purda nashin' booths to check the identity of veil clad women during the third phase of the Assembly elections in the state here today.

The Gulbarga district had the highest percentage of minority voters. The district administration deputed three women officers, including a polling officer, a micro observer and a constable, each at the booth.

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