Uttar Pradesh: Two on-duty poll officials die during final phase of voting
Gorakhpur, May 19: Two polling officials, one 56-years-old and another 50-years-old, died today in Uttar Pradesh while they were on duty, reports quoting officials as saying.
Both the officials were deputed at different polling booths in Uttar Pradesh. Rajaram, 56, was a polling officer of booth number 381 at Prathmik Vidhyalay Madhopur in Pipraich area under the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, assistant election officer J N Maurya said.
He was rushed to Pipraich community health centre where he was declared dead. The body has been sent for post-mortem, he said, reported PTI.
In the Bansgaon parliamentary constituency, Vinod Srivastav (50), deputed at polling booth number 219, died around 12 midnight due to cardiac attack. He was an employee with the sugarcane department. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, Maurya said.
OneIndia News with PTI inputs