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Odisha Polls: Glitches In EVMs Delay Voting, 95-Year-Old Dies In Queue

A 95-year-old man died while waiting in the queue to cast his vote in Kansamari booth of Sanakhemundi which falls in the Lok Sabha constituency.

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Odisha Polls: Glitches In EVMs Delay Voting, 95-Year-Old Dies In Queue

A total of 76.93 lakh voters are eligible to vote in the second phase polling in Odisha.


Bhubaneswar: 

Voting in some polling booths in Odisha got delayed following technical glitches in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) today.

The second phase of polling is being held for five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats in the state.

In Sundergarh, technical glitches were reported in the EVMs at several booths in Talsara Assembly constituency while polling was delayed at six booths in Bonai Assembly constituency, said sources.

In Bolangir, voting was delayed at several booths due to glitches in the EVMs. Voters faced similar problems in Kandhamal, G Udayagiri and in Baliguda.

A 95-year-old man died while waiting in the queue to cast his vote in Kansamari booth of Sanakhemundi which falls in the Lok Sabha constituency.

He has been identified as Natabar Behera of Kansamati village.

A total of 76.93 lakh voters are eligible to vote in the second phase polling in Odisha.



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