Published by: Abhisek Rakshit | Posted: April 21, 2021 7:29 pm | Updated: April 21, 2021 9:16 pm Sourav Maji, Burdwan: Assembly polls are underway in the state (Assembly Polls 2021). Sixth round of elections on Thursday. However, the disaster happened the day before on Wednesday. Voters’ car was involved in an accident on the way to Kashipur area of Bhatar with EVM from Burdwan. Six voters were seriously injured when the bus lost control and overturned. They have already been rescued and taken to the hospital. From there, the voters were going to booths 150 and 151 of Kashipur Junior Basic School in Bhatar with EVM. But the bus with the voters got into an accident in the middle. The bus lost control and overturned on National Highway 2B at Alampur of Dewandighi Police Station. The voting equipment inside was scattered. Upon receiving the news, the locals rushed to the spot. They started the rescue operation. After a while, the police of Dewandighi police station came to the spot. They took the injured to the nearby Burdwan Hospital.
[আরও পড়ুন: নির্বিঘ্নে ভোটই চ্যালেঞ্জ, বারাকপুরে অতিরিক্ত পুলিশ পর্যবেক্ষক নিয়োগ কমিশনের]
The incident has caused a stir in the area. The Election Commission has also called for a report on the incident. New polling staff have already been appointed to replace the injured. In this regard, Burdwan District Magistrate Priyanka Singla said, “Those who were injured in the road accident have been taken to hospital. No EVME was damaged in the incident. The commission has appointed new staff to replace the injured. “
[আরও পড়ুন: ‘আমার সব প্রশ্নের উত্তর দিন, কংগ্রেসের হয়ে ভোট চাইব না’, মমতাকে চ্যালেঞ্জ অধীরের]
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