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Poll official shifted for acting arbitrarily

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:10 -- nikita.jain

A Polling officer at Kovilpathu Municipal elementary school in Nagapattinam district was shifted from duty following a complaint by a political party that he cast votes of visually impaired people against their preference, officials said.

Rajendran was shifted on a complaint from Manitha Neya Makkal Katchi that the officer, under the guise of helping the visually impaired, cast the votes to a particular candidate and not the one preferred by the voters.

Aother officer was posted in his place, they said.

SOURCE: Business Standard

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