Haryana: Voters boycotted polls in Sultanpuria village

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Sirsa, April 11: About 67 percent of Haryana's nearly 1.60 crore electorate exercised their franchise on Thursday for ten parliamentary seats in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections.

The highest voter turnout was recorded in Kurukshetra (65 percent), Sirsa (64 percent) and Hisar (63 percent), Gurgaon (55 percent), Bhiwani-Mahendergarh (53 percent).

However, in Sultanpuria village of Sirsa district, "not even a single vote was cast"!

According to TOI report, 1900 voters of Sultanpuria village boycotted polling over non-fulfillment of their long-pending 12-year-old demand of a water canal for irrigation and agricultural purpose.

Sultanpuria villagers have also decided to boycott the state assembly elections.

Villagers have also decided to boycott the state assembly elections, which are scheduled to take place in October this year.

Similarly, Majority of voters in a village in Kaithal district also boycotted the Lok Sabha polls in protest against inclusion of their village in a new Assembly constituency in the last delimitation.

Villagers of Kakaut boycotted the polls as they protested against the inclusion of their village in Kalayat Assembly constituency in the last delimitation in stead of Kaithal Assembly constituency, official sources said.

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