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Varun alleges poll officials helping BSP

Varun alleges poll officials helping BSP
PTI
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First Published: Wed, May 13 2009. 02 21 PM IST
Updated: Wed, May 13 2009. 02 21 PM IST
Pilibhit: BJP candidate Varun Gandhi alleged that officials at a polling station had helped the BSP candidate, whereas the returning officer denied the charge .
“Varun lodged a complaint with the poll observer posted at the booth. M.Akhtar, SDM Bisalpur will be investigating the matter,” official sources said.
The complaint related to a polling station in Luhichaa village in the Bisalpur assembly segment. Supporters of Varun had alleged that the election officials had helped the BSP candidate Ganga Charan Rajput.
However, the returning officer R K Singh denied any such incident and said: “A voter came to a poll official and asked which button has to be pressed for the BSP candidate. The concerned official only guided the voter.”
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First Published: Wed, May 13 2009. 02 21 PM IST