According to ANI, the voters of Balgudar village in Lakhisarai district are boycotting the elections. According to the report, booth number 115 in Baldugar village wears a deserted look as people are not coming out to cast their vote at this polling station. “Villagers are not voting as they’re protesting against the construction of a museum on a playground,” says Booth №115 Presiding Officer Mohammad Ikramul Haq.
The state government is reportedly building a museum in place of a sports playground which has miffed the locals of the area and they are opposing the building. Authorities have been urging people to cast their votes, despite their perusal, the voters have so far boycotted the polling booth.
Voting for 71 seats in the first phase of the Bihar elections 2020 are underway from 7 am on Wednesday, October 28. According to local agencies, nearly sever percent of voters turned up in the first two hours of voting.