Poll-O-Meter: Duty above everything

Poll-O-Meter: Duty above everything

Picture credit: commons.wikimedia.org/ Biswarup Ganguly

In the 1957 polls, a lady polling officer delivered a child during her journey to the polling station for duty.

In Nimmar district of Madhya Pradesh, a presiding officer was travelling by a truck from Burhanpur to Nepa Nagar when the vehicle ran into a ditch. He was killed on the spot while his companions suffered serious injuries.