Bulandshahr : A 25 year old BSP supporter from Uttar Pradesh allegedly cut off his finger after he accidentally voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party instead of Bahujan Samaj Party.
BSP supporter chop off his finger
In a video on Twitter, Pawan Kumar of Bulandshahr constituency claimed he had pressed the button of the BJP’s lotus instead of the BSP’s elephant by mistake. When asked if he was forced to vote for the BJP, he denied it. Kumar belongs to the Abdullapur Hulasan village in Shikarpur area of the constituency.
25 year old BSP supporter regrets on his mistake
The second phase of voting in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections concluded with an estimated voter turnout of 67.55% on Thursday. An estimated 62.06% voters turned out to cast their votes in eight constituencies of Uttar Pradesh.
Kumar was rushed to a hospital after the incident. He was soon after discharged from the hospital who later released a video on social media where he is allegedly shown holding his chopped finger and regretting his action.