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65.17% polling in 4 Jharkhand LS seats (4th Lead) (4 p.m.)

IANS  |  Ranchi 

on Sunday recorded 65.17 per cent polling for four of the 14 constituencies in the state on Sunday, an said. Polling was peaceful with no untoward incident being reported from any constituency.

According to an (EC) data, Giridih recorded 65.93 per cent voter turnout, 61.90 per cent, 66.44 per cent and Singhbhum or Chaibasa 67.79 per cent.

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.

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

In this third phase of polling, 67 candidates were in the fray.

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

In Dhanbad, P.N. Singh of the 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. 18:28 IST
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