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2017 UP Assembly elections: Villagers boycott over no polling centre in Akhlakpur

The Residents Of Akhlakpur Village Here Have Decided To Boycott The 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections For Want Of A Polling Centre.

PTI | Updated on: 06 Oct 2016, 12:59:04 PM
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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.

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.

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First Published : 06 Oct 2016, 12:48:00 PM