EVMs vandalised at polling booths in Odisha

Jajpur/Bhadrak: Voters allegedly vandalised Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at two different polling booths in Odisha today during the fourth phase elections.

An EVM was damaged by a voter at booth no. 173 in Dharmashala area of Jajpur district.

Similarly, another voter committed the same act at booth no. 273 in Bhandaripokhari assembly constituency of Bhadrak district, following a dispute between BJD and BJP workers at the booth.

Police have detained BJP’s Chahata Samiti Member Manoj Roul for questioning in this connection.

The reasons behind the vandalising of the EVMs were yet to be known, till last reports came in.

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