Elections Phase 2: Why villagers of Mangoli Kala boycott polls; no voter turned up till afternoon

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, April 18: So sad and depressed are the voters of Mangoli Kala village in Fatehpur Sikri that none has turned up for voting. The boycott is over lack of adequate irrigation facilities in the villageVillagers of Mangoli Kala boycott Lok Sabha Elections, 2019 over lack of adequate irrigation facilities in the village. Polling official of booth number 41 says, "Nobody has turned up to vote till now."The polling is underway for 95 Lok Sabha seats spread across 11 states and the union territory of Puducherry with Tamil Nadu witnessing contest in 38 constituencies. Voting was also underway in 35 assembly constituencies in Odisha and in 18 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu.Prominent faces in the fray in the Lok Sabha contest are Union ministers Jitendra Singh, Jual Oram, Sadananda Gowda and Pon Radhakrishnan; former prime minister H D Deve Gowda; DMK's Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and Kanimozhi; Congress leaders Verappa Moily and Raj Babbar; National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and BJP's Hema Malini.During the second phase on April 18, 96 seats, spread across 12 states and one Union Territory, are going to the polls.Polling will be held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.