Political activists in Gujarat protest against killing of party worker

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Dausa/Gotada (Rajasthan), May 11 (ANI): Political activists in Gujarat on Monday demanded action against an election officer when one person was killed and four injured in police firing after a mob allegedly tried to capture a polling booth during a re-poll.

Jaikishan, an independent candidate was killed during a re-poll in Gotada area in the Dausa district of the state on Sunday.

The activists have submitted their demand to the Divisional Commissioner and the officials said they have filed a case against the election officer.

"The election officer inspecting the elections went to the polling booth and stopped the polling and said they will organize a re-poll. People got agitated when they were told that they could not vote. Police then had to open fire. We have filed a case," said Kiran Soni Gupta, a Divisional Commissioner.

The agitated political candidates said they would not sit quiet on it.

"My supporters were detained without any reason. Our vehicles were seized. There was no booth capturing and our worker is killed. This is very wrong for the party, for me, for my electorate. I will take revenge in a democratic way," Kirori Lal Meena.urther re-poll, for the third time, has been announced in the area. (ANI)

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