Bidar, Apr 23: Electorates of Sultanpur village in Bidar taluk of the District boycotted Polling in protest against the solid waste from Bidar city being dumped near their village.
According to the official sources, the people have been protesting against it for several years now. Since their demand for shifting the waste dump was ignored they boycotted the election in protest. Though some officers visited the village and tried to convince the Voters none came forwarded to vote.
Polling was also boycotted in Chitagihal in Kurgodu Taluk, Mutgur in Hagari Bommanahalli taluk and Chikkajayanur in Kampli taluk.
Bidar villagers boycott polls over dumping of solid waste