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44.72% polling recorded in Jharkhand (3rd Lead) (1 p.m.)

IANS  |  Ranchi 

on Sunday recorded 44.72 per cent polling till 1 p.m. for four of the 14 constituencies in the state.

Giridih recorded 45.55 per cent voter turnout, 40.92, 47.34 and Singhbhum or Chaibasa 46.35 per cent.

Voting began at 7 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. Nearly 67 lakh voters are eligible to vote during the day. More than 200 companies of security forces have been deployed at 8,300 polling booths.

Jharkahnd Mukti Morcha (JMM) voted in Bokaro. voted along with his family members at

In this third phase of polling in Jharkhand, there are 67 candidates.

The battle in Giridih is between All Students Union (AJSU) and of the Mukti Morcha (JMM).

In Dhanbad, P.N. Singh of the BJP is taking on Kirti Azad, the BJP-rebel nominated by the

In the of Jamshedpur, the contest is between Vidyut Baran Mahto of the BJP and Champai Soren of the JMM. In Singhbhum, Laxman Giluwa of the BJP is pitted against Geeta Koda of the

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 13:32 IST
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