When IAS officer Yunus Khan took on a mafia mining sand from riverbeds in Himachal Pradesh, little did he realise that there would be attempts to kill him.
The sub-divisional magistrate was on official duty to check illegal quarrying in Nalagarh area of Himachal Pradesh.
For the first time in electoral history of Himachal Pradesh, a record high of 94.08 per cent polling was registered on Sunday from Nalagarh constituency while ten others crossed the 80 per cent mark.
In the Himachal Pradesh bypolls for two Assembly seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday won one seat that was the stronghold of the opposition Congress, while it lost its seat to the Congress in another.
While Nalagarh recorded 82 per cent of voting, the same
stood at 78 per cent in Renuka, poll officials said.
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