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booth capturing

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Definition of booth capturing in English:

noun

[mass noun] chiefly Indian
A method of fraudulently interfering with the process of an election whereby members of a party occupy a polling booth, excluding and voting in place of those people who are registered to vote there.
Example sentences
  • Some of the PCC workers were raising slogans against 'the booth capturing of NC workers'.
  • Allegations of booth capturing abound.
  • Singh points to one positive aspect of booth capturing.

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