5 including 2 chief candidates jailed who snatched the ballot box and poured water, voting again her

Pankaj Prasad
Jharkhand panchayat election 2022
Jharkhand panchayat election 2022

5 people including two leading candidates have been sent to jail.

Pouring water into the ballot box at booth number 100 and 117 of Purtisai Upgraded Primary School (Heperburu), Sector 15, during the fourth and final phase of Jharkhand Panchayat elections in Manjgaon block of West Singhbhum district. The police have taken action in the matter. 5 people including two leading candidates have been sent to jail. These include Ghodabandh Panchayat head candidate Budhram Hembram, his election agent Turam Pinguwa and supporter Jainendra Hembram. Quick action was taken on the instructions of Superintendent of Police Ashutosh Shekhar in the matter of scuffle with the polling personnel and deputed security personnel and pouring water by taking the ballot box out of the booth. Here, polling will be held again tomorrow on May 29 in four booths including Purtisai Upgraded Primary School.

Voting will be held again in four booths

The election at that booth was canceled due to water being poured into the ballot box of booth number 110. After the incident, District Electoral Officer cum Deputy Commissioner Ananya Mittal had given this information to the State Election Commission. In light of the instructions received from the State Election Commission, polling station number-63 (Project High School Ghorabandha), polling station number-66 (middle school-officer eastern part), polling station number-98 (primary school) under Manjgaon block of western district. Re-polling for the post of Ward Member and Polling Station No.-100 (Upgraded Primary School Purtisai (Heperburu) in Buruikuti Eastern Part) and Zilla Parishad Member and Mukhiya will be held on 29th May at 7 am till 3 am.

There was a ruckus during the voting process

It is worth mentioning that during the fourth and final phase of Jharkhand Panchayat elections on May 27, there was a ruckus in Mazgaon when the process of sealing the ballot box was going on after the end of polling in Sector-15's polling station number 100. was being Meanwhile, suddenly the Ghodabandha Panchayat head candidate Budhram Hembram, his election agent Turam Pinguva and supporter Jainendra Hembram snatched the ballot box by scuffle with the polling personnel and deputation security personnel. Along with this, the ballot box was taken out of the polling station and water was poured in it. In the order of voting at polling booth number 117 of Kudahatu Anganwadi center in Sector 18, Nandlal Tiriya had put water in the ballot box despite the opposition of the polling personnel at the behest of the head candidate Sameer Tiriya after voting. Based on the written application of the presiding officers of both the polling stations

Action taken

These accused were sent to jail


1- Chief candidate Budhram Hembram

2- Jainendra Hembram

3- Turam Pinguwa

4- Chief candidate Sameer Tiriya

5- Nandlal Tiriya