Jharkhand Assembly poll: Voting for fourth phase underway


Jharkhand: Voting for the fourth phase of the Jharkhand Assembly elections began on Monday from 7 am.

There are a total of 221 candidates including 23 female are in the fray in this phase whose fate will be decided by around 48 lakh voters. The maximum, 25 candidates, are contesting from Bokaro seat while the minimum, eight candidate, are trying their luck from Nirsa seat.

Out of 15 seats, three — Deoghar, Jamua and Chandankiyari — are reserved for Scheduled Castes while the remaining 12 are general seats.

A total of 47,81,422 voters are eligible to cast their votes in these 15 Assembly constituencies that spread across four districts — Deoghar, Giridih, Bokaro and Dhanbad.

On 10 seats, polling will take place between 7 am and 5 pm while on the remaining seats, which included Bagodar, Jamua, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi, the voting will end at 3 pm.

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