New Delhi: As voting for the Assembly elections in the national capital is underway, an election officer deployed at a polling booth has died.

The official identified as Udham Singh was deployed at a polling booth in Babarpur Primary School in Northeast Delhi when he suffered a heart attack. Singh, a teacher, was rushed to GTB hospital at around 6:30 AM but failed to survive.

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“He was taken to GTB hospital where doctors declared him dead. The real cause of his death will be ascertained by the doctors. His body has been sent for autopsy”, a poll officer stated.

Meanwhile, voting for the 70-member Assembly is underway in Delhi where the ruling AAP, BJP and Congress are in a direct fight against each other.

Polling will end at 6:30 PM and the results for the elections will be announced on February 11.