Teacher On Poll Duty Dies Of Heart Attack In Chhattisgarh

The teacher complained of chest pain around 6 am and fell unconscious at the polling station. He was rushed to a local hospital but was declared brought dead.

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Teacher On Poll Duty Dies Of Heart Attack In Chhattisgarh

The assistant teacher was deputed as the polling officer at a booth in the Kanker Lok Sabha seat. (FILE)


Kanker: 

A teacher on election duty at a polling booth in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district died of a heart attack today, an official said.

Tukalu Ram Nareti, an assistant teacher in a government school, was deputed as the polling officer at a booth in Antagarh area of Kanker Lok Sabha constituency where voting was underway, the official from the local administration said.

Tukalu Ram Nareti complained of chest pain around 6 am and fell unconscious at the polling station. He was rushed to a local hospital but was declared brought dead, the official added. The body has been sent for post-mortem, the official said.

Polling was underway since 7 am in Chhattisgarh's three Lok Sabha seats - Kanker, Rajnandgaon and Mahasamund - in the second phase of polling in the state.



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