Samba, December 29
The residents of village Patyari, Samba today staged a protest against former BLO (Booth Level Officer), Khem Raj Sharma here today.
During protest, one of the protestors, named Simple Sharma alleged that during the tenure of former BLO Khem Raj Sharma, various fake names of other areas has been entered in voter lists. Simple Sharma further alleged that Khem Raj entered illegally names of his 13 family members who belong to Sarna village but with the influence of Khem Raj he entered all the names in the voter list of Patyari village, Samba.
Khem Raj for his personal benefits, five more person names who belong to other districts entered in this Patyari village, Simple Sharma alleged.
The protestors demanded probe in this matter and punish him as per law.
Others who were present during the protest included Lal Chand, Babu Ram (ex-Sarpanch), Ashok Kumar, Amarnath, Rakesh Kumar, Darshna Devi, Sarishta Devi and others.