HE DIES MINUTES AFTER POLLING
Dera Bassi Kharar Rupnagar SAS Nagar
SAS NAGAR: A 23-year-old youth was killed in a road accident near the Sohana gurdwara on Monday as he was run over by a speeding truck. Deepinder Sharma was a resident of Landran. According to his family, he was on his way home after casting his vote when he was run over by the truck. Sharma worked with a private telecom firm at SAS Nagar. The truck driver fled from the spot. The police have registered a case. 71.3%.
The polling was slow initially but as the day wore on, it picked up. Returning officer Rajesh Tripathi said EVMS had been sealed and sent to Government College, Dera Bassi, amid tight security, where counting would take place on March 6.