Sun. Dec 15th, 2019

EC goof-up in voter list: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav ‘s photo missing

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Photo of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is missing from the voter list in Patna, Officials said Tejashwi Yadav will be allowed to vote with any of his identity cards.

As the Lok Sabha elections are drawing to a close with the last phase of polling underway in 59 parliamentary constituencies, the Election Commission seems to have goofed up the voter list in Patna.

It has come to notice that the photo of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is missing from the voter list in Patna and instead someone else’s photo has been printed.

However, officials have said that Tejashwi Yadav will be allowed to vote if he comes with any of his identity cards.

Polling is currently underway in eight Lok Sabha constituencies – Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Ara, Buxar, Jehanabad, Sasaram and Karakat.

As per the poll figure released by office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Bihar, all the eight constituencies together recorded 8.08 per cent polling till 9 am.

People of all age groups, men or women, were seen standing in long queues at various polling stations in these eight Lok Sabha seats to participate in the biggest festival of world’s largest democracy.

Prominent among those who voted in the capital city at different polling stations include – Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, his Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi, Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Voting began at 7 am and will end at 6 PM at all places in the eight Lok Sabha constituencies except 10 assembly constituencies of three lok sabha constituencies of Pataliputra, Sasaram and Karakat where voting would come to an end at 4 pm.

Central para military forces, Bihar Military Police, Special Auxiliary Police jawans have been deployed at all 15,811 polling stations eight lok sabha constituencies.

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