In an unfortunate incident, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)’s Karnaprayag candidate for upcoming Uttarakhand polls, Kuldeep Singh Kanwasi died in a road accident on Sunday.

Taking cognizance of the incident, the Election Commission has deferred polling in the region.

As per the reports, Kanwasi was on his way to Gauchar from Karnaprayag when his car lost control and fell into deep gorge. Two other people accompanying him were also injured in the incident.

The polling will be held for 70 Assembly seats in Uttarakhand in a single phase on Wednesday.