Dhenkanal, May 25 -- A polling agent of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) died in Dhenkanal district during the 3rd phase of elections in Odisha.

The deceased person has been identified as Sukadeb Patnaik. He was engaged as the polling agent of the BJP at Booth No.136 at Bahalunda village in Nuabaga panchayat under Hindol Assembly Constituency in Dhenkanal district.

According to reports, Sukadeb fell ill when the voting was underway at the polling booth in the morning. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him dead.

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