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Why did 11 villages in Karnataka’s Belagavi boycott the Lok Sabha polls?

Author: | Posted on: Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Despite the Election Commission’s efforts to achieve 100% polling in the Lok Sabha elections, only two persons from 11 remote villages falling under the Uttara Kannada Parliamentary constituency exercised their vote on April 23.

The villagers belonging to Gavali, Chapoli, Chirekhani, Mudugai, Kapoli, Pastoli, Kongala, Krishnapura, Holda, Degaon and Talewadi stayed away from the elections to register their protest against the Forest Department for hindering development works in the villages.

For more on this report by Team StoryInfinity read – The News Minute,  Daijiworld.

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