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Kanpur Man Goes To Vote Before Attending Last Rites Of Brother

At the break of dawn, Banwari Lal, hailing from Ramakrishna Nagar, rode his bicycle to RK Mission School to exercise his voting rights. Just as he reached the gate of the polling station, he was informed of the passing of his elder brother, Karun Shankar Mishra. While conventionally, one might expect him to withdraw upon receiving such distressing news, Banwari's actions took everyone by surprise.

Edited By : simran rajpal | Updated: May 13, 2024 15:57 IST
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During the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, a startling incident unfolded in Kanpur that has left everyone astonished. A conscientious citizen cast his vote before proceeding to conduct the final rites of his brother. He has been affiliated with Sangh and BJP for several decades and has conveyed a distinctive message to society.

At 6 in the morning, Banwari Lal, a resident of Ramakrishna Nagar, pedaled his bicycle to RK Mission School to cast his vote. Just as he arrived at the polling station gate, he received news of his elder brother Karun Shankar Mishra’s demise. Typically, upon hearing such news, any individual would retreat, but Banwari Lal did something that surprised everyone.

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Identifying himself as an exemplary citizen and conscientious voter, Banwari Lal initially experienced shock upon learning about his brother’s passing. However, recognizing his duty as a voter, he entered the polling booth and cast his vote. Following this, he departed for his elder brother’s funeral.

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First published on: May 13, 2024 02:52 PM IST

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