Azamgarh: Alleging misconduct by a polling official at a booth here, Samajwadi Party (SP) has written a letter to the Election Commission of India complaining against the same.
The SP alleged that at booth number 57, set up at Primary School Mustafabad of Mehnagar Assembly constituency, the polling officer is casting votes on behalf of elder women and senior citizens.
Citing poll provisions, the letter further stated that in case of any difficulty, the family members must assist such people in voting.
The SP demanded that the polling officer of the concerned booth must be removed from the polling duty and a case must be registered in this regard.
Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls began on Sunday morning. A total of 59 seats from six states and one Union Territory are polling today.
The final phase of polling will be held on May 19, and counting of votes will take place on May 23.