Polling Agent Dies on Duty at Hailakandi District Polling Station


Tragedy struck at a polling station in Hailakandi district today as a polling agent lost his life while on duty. The deceased, identified as Faruk Ahmed, aged 50, was serving as the agent for the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF).

Ahmed was stationed at the 629 No. Gallacherra LP School, located near the Assam-Mizoram border. The unfortunate incident occurred when Ahmed suddenly collapsed while performing his duties amidst the ongoing voting process.

He was immediately rushed to the nearby Gharmurra Primary Health Centre, where he was declared dead. The immediate cause of death is yet to be known.

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