Sources from Himachal Pradesh stated a state election official said that three government employees died due to different ailments while performing their poll duties in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. Meanwhile as per report the deceased include presiding officer Vaneet Kumar who was a PGT at government senior school at Sapri in tribal Kinnaur district.
Furthermore Homeguard jawan Devi Singh who was resident of Chandera village in Arki Tehsil of Solan district and the polling officer Lol Ram who was a junior technician and was resident of Sajla village in manali tehsil of Kullu district.
Moreover when expressing grief over unfortunate deaths of the employees on election duty, state additional chief electoral officer Daleep Negi said payment of ex-gratia compensation to the tune of Rs 15 lakh would be made to each of the families of the deceased. Accordingly polling for the four seats shimla (SC), Hamirpur, Kangar and Mandi of Himachal Pradesh is being held on Sunday, the final and seventh phase of voting for general elections 2019.