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Presiding Officer Suspended in Assam Over Polling Station Negligence

The Presiding Officer of the Karimganj Lok Sabha Constituency in Assam, Nazrul Haque Tapadar, has been suspended following alleged negligence and dereliction of duty during a mock drill at a polling station. A video clip surfaced showing individuals using electronic devices to cast votes during the mock poll, which is prohibited. Tapadar, serving at Polling Station No. 11, 240 No. Nayadhar L.P. School, was found guilty of gross negligence and suspended from service with immediate effect.

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