Odisha News Insight

Polling Official Dies On Duty In Dhenkanal

On Tuesday, a polling official in Dhenkanal district of Odisha passed away amidst duty. The polling official identified as Nabakishore Nayak collapsed inside booth number 41 in Kantapal village under the Parjang Assembly segment of Dhenkanal Lok Sabha constituency. He was immediately rushed to the hospital but was declared dead by the doctors.

The Chief Electoral Officer expressed grief over the death of Nayak and assured that the Commission will soon provide ex-gratia to the next of kin of the deceased official.

Odisha News Insight