CISF officer dies during poll duty in Uttarakhand

A senior commandant of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), who was deployed on election duty in Uttarakhand, died here today following heart attack.

Updated: Jan 30, 2012, 22:28 PM IST

Haridwar: A senior commandant of the
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), who was deployed on
election duty in Uttarakhand, died here today following heart
attack, officials said.

55-year-old Ajit Panwar was on patrolling in Laksar
constituency of the district when he suddenly collapsed and
died on the spot, they said.

A resident of Dadri in Haryana, Panwar had come for
election duty from Jaipur.

District Magistrate D S Pandiyan said the information of
the death of Panwar has been conveyed to his family and the
23rd battalion of CISF, to which he was associated.

PTI