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KJ Rao ensures the dead won't vote in Bengal
January 11, 2006 02:44 IST
A day after ordering deletion of names of bogus voters from the electoral rolls in Nadia district of West Bengal, Election Commission Observer to Bengal K J Rao on Tuesday detected and removed names of several dead people from the voters' lists in the same district.
Villagers of Shantipur and Phulia brought to Rao's notice the names of voters in the list who were no more.
A total of 19 EC observers are in West Bengal to supervise electoral rolls in various districts in view of the forthcoming assembly polls, Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Debashish Sen said in Kolkata.
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