People hold rally demanding re-polling in Soki/Doni PB

DAPORIJO, Apr 23: Demanding for fresh re-poll in Soki/Doni polling booth (PB) of Daporijo assembly seat, Hundreds people took out a peaceful rally in front of Upper Subansiri DC office here on Thursday.

One Nyabin Soki, in a written statement, claimed that the voters included names of five deceased persons while 17 others voters were deprived from casting their votes on April 11 last.

Claiming substantial evidence to support his allegations, he said that despite written submission given to DEO/RO Danish Ashraf no action has been taken been so far and demanded probe against RO, DEO, polling agents and all official representatives.

Claiming that 321 of total 323 voters (including 14 postal ballots) in above PB, recording 99.38% voting but he was not allowed to cast vote, he claimed and wondered how 321 could cast votes when 17 did not vote. Moreover, five deceased casting vote was ridiculous for which their death certificates were submitted to the authority.

However, the DC on leave could not be contacted.

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