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Election officer dies during polling at Delhi’s Babarpur Constituency

TPE Correspondent

New Delhi, February 08

While the voting for the Assembly election is underway in the national capital, a polling officer posted at Babarpur Assembly constituency died on Saturday. The voting for Delhi assembly elections started at 8 am today will continue till 6 pm. The results of the elections will be declared on February 11.

Confirming the news of the death of the polling officer, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said, “Yes, one of our polling officer number 3, Udham Singh passed away this morning.”

Babarpur constituency is situated in east Delhi. According to the poll panel officials, Singh passed away after a cardiac arrest. “However, the real cause of his death will be ascertained by the doctors,” a poll official said as reported by IANS. He was declared brought dead to the hospital.

He was declared brought dead to hospital. Voting for the 70-member Assembly is underway in Delhi where the ruling AAP, BJP and the Congress are in a direct fight against each other.

Counting of votes will take place on February 11.

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