EVM glitches: 2 more polling officials suspended in Odisha    

Deogarh: Deogarh Collector today suspended two polling officials in the district for dereliction of duty in connection with glitches in EVM and VVPAT machines at a booth in Deogarh Assembly Constituency under Sambalpur Parliamentary segment during the third phase elections on April 23.

Acting on an inquiry report, Collector Sudhansu Mohan Samal today placed Presiding Officer Himanshu Behera and Sector Officer B Gopalkrushna Saraf under suspension.

Notably, voting was cancelled at booth-183 at Siaria village on April 23 after voters complained about wrong display of their votes in VVPAT machine.Following this, Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar had ordered an inquiry into the allegations.

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