In UP’s Gorakhpur, a presiding officer who was in-charge of booth number 213 died following a massive heart attack on Sunday just before the polling began.
The officer was in-charge if booth number 213 at Kopawan under Basgoan police station area.
However, due to the death, the polling was not disrupted at the booth and alternative arrangements were made by the authorities.
Also in three villages, two in Gorakhpur and one in Mau district boycotted the polls over development issues.
Villagers of Nayarar and Chakadal villages under Campairganj assembly segment in Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat boycotted the polls while in Mau villagers of Sanagpar village under Ghosi Lok Sabha seat boycotted the polls over no construction of the road.