Jharkhand: While the first phase of voting gets underway in 13 Jharkhand constituencies, Naxals blew up a bridge in Bishnupur in Gumla district in the state.
No injuries have been reported in the incident with Deputy Commissioner Shashi Ranjan saying, “voting is not affected”.
The first phase of polling in 13 constituencies spread across six districts of Jharkhand commenced today morning.
The voting for phase 1 began in 13 assembly constituencies in Jharkhand at 7 am today. Election Commission officials said that residents can exercise their franchise till 3 pm.
Police are maintaining a tight vigil in the Maoists infested area.