Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Paralakhemundi, Apr 10:
Tension ran high at Badakuturu village of Gurandi panchayat in Odisha’s Gajapati district after a group of miscreants damaged the electronic voting machine (EVM) in booth number 247 this morning.
According to reports, the incident was a fallout of a group clash between two groups of the village under Gurandi police station limits.
A special team of police from the district headquarters which rushed to the spot nabbed one G.Shankar Rao of Badakuturu for allegedly damaging the EVM, sources said.
Polling resumed after the damaged EVM was replaced.