Rajasthan News

Polling at Churu adjourned after BSP candidates death

by RajasthanDirect
Nov 17, 2013

In a major incident at Churu Assembly constituency, Rajasthan Election Commission decided to adjourned the poll after the death of BSP candidate Jagdish Meghwal.

Meghwal, candidate of BSP for Churu assembly seat, died of suspected heart attack and blood vomiting at a government hospital in Churu.

The BSP candidate was 34 and active in the party for many years, Lamba said. “The assembly election in Churu constituency has been adjourned, and the Returning Officer of Churu has been asked to file a report on the BSP candidate’s death to the Election Commission,” a Chief Election Office PR said.

EC would decide on rescheduling the poll in the particular constituency soon, he said.

Besides Meghwal, eight candidates including BJP’s Rajendra Rathore and Congress’ sitting MLA Haji Maqbool Mandela, are contesting from Churu constituency.

The Assembly elections for Rajasthan will be held on December 1, and the results will be announced on December 8.

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