Polling official dies in Gorakhpur

An official on election duty died inside a polling booth on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur.

Rajaram, 56, stationed in booth no 381 in Pipraich had started breathing heavily. His colleagues realising that he was unwell, rushed him to the hospital in an ambulance. However, the doctors declared him brought dead.

The doctors said he probably suffered a massive heart attack.

Rajaram was working in the office of the Railway General Manager and was on polling duty.