Jharkhand on Sunday recorded 65.17 per cent polling for four of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state on Sunday, an official said. Polling was peaceful with no untoward incident being reported from any constituency.
Voting began at 7 a.m. and ended at 4 p.m. Nearly 67 lakh voters were eligible to vote. More than 200 companies of security forces were deployed at 8,300 polling booths.
In this third phase of polling, 67 candidates were in the fray.
In the steel city 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 Congress.
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