Voting Concludes in Bihar With 54% Voter Turnout Till 5 PM
Catch all the updates on the third phase of voting for the Bihar Assembly elections here.
Voting for 78 seats, spread across 16 districts, in the third and final phase of the Bihar Assembly elections concluded on Saturday, 7 November, with a 54% voter turnout till 5:00 pm. The counting of votes will take place on 10 November.
The polling this time around is concentrated in north Bihar and the Seemanchal region.
The voting for the first and second phases was held on 28 October and 3 November, respectively. The results for the three-phased elections, held amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will be declared on 10 November.
- The exit poll projections will be released by various agencies and news channels after voting ends on Saturday evening
- The Bihar elections are seeing a multi-cornered contest, with the main players being: BJP-JD(U), Congress-RJD, and Chirag Paswan’s LJP
54% Voter Turnout Till 5 PM
The third phase of Bihar elections recorded a 54% voter turnout recorded till 5 pm.
45.85% Voter Turnout Till 3 PM
The third phase of Bihar elections recorded a 45.85% voter turnout recorded till 3 pm, according to the Election Commission of India.
Firing At Polling Booth In Purnia
Five rounds were fired at a polling booth in Dhamdaha in Purnea district during Phase 3 polling, sources told Firstpost.
According to reports, firing incident was triggered after heated arguments between villagers and security forces over breaking queue lines. Three people have been held in connection with the incident.
34.82% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM
Bihar recorded 34.82% voter turnout till 1:00 pm in the third phase of State Assembly elections.
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