UP villagers boycott Assembly polls over no polling centre

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Muzaffarnagar, Oct 6: The residents of Akhlakpur village here have decided to boycott the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections for want of a polling centre.

Leading a group of protesters, gram pradhan Mustakim Ahmad said yesterday that they have decided to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections as the village lacked a polling centre.

UP villagers boycott Assembly polls

He said the villagers have to travel 6 KM to Basaich village to cast votes. Ahmed added that they have been demanding setting up of a polling centre in Akhlakpur village but the authorities concerned have paid no heed to their pleas.

PTI 

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