Indian man amputates finger after voting for wrong party

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  • Saturday, 20 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI (AFP): An Indian man chopped off his index finger in desperation after voting for the wrong party in the country's national election.

In a video that has gone viral on social media, Mr Pawan Kumar said he became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine and voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party instead of its regional rival in Uttar Pradesh state on Thursday (April 18).

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