Man gets news of brother’s death at booth, but stays on to cast vote | India News

KANPUR: Even the news of his brother’s death could not dissuade him from voting.
This inspirational story came to the fore at a booth in Kanpur Dehat on Monday. After hearing the news of his brother’s death, a voter, identified as Banarasi Lal Mishra (60), had first cast his vote and then went to his brother’s house to offer condolences. Voting was to begin at 7am, but he reached the polling station before time.Banarasi Lal is a voter in Akbarpur parliamentary seat.
As he reached the gate of RK Mission School Ramkrishna Nagar, his cousin Srinivas arrived there and told him about the sudden demise of his brother Karuna Shankar Mishra.
One would have turned back after receiving such a news, but Banarasi Lal decided to stay back.
He fulfilled his duty as a responsible citizen and first went inside the polling station to cast his vote and then left for his brother’s house.

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