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Campaigning ends for final phase of polling in Jharkhand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

Campaigning for the fourth phase of polling in Jharkhand, the seventh and final phase in the country, ended on Friday evening.

In the final phase of polling, voting will take place for three Lok Sabha seats in - Dumka, Rajmahal and Godda.

In the 2014 polls, the JMM had won the Dumka and Rajmahal seats and the won Godda. There are a total of 45,64,681 voters in the final phase of polling. More than 55 per cent voters are below 40 years of age.

Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief is seeking re-election for the ninth time from the Dumka seat. He is pitted against BJP candidate who has been fighting Lok Sabha polls since 2009.

has been winning the seat since 1991, except in 1998 and 1999.

In Godda, the fight is between sitting BJP and Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P)

In Rajmahal, the fight is between sitting JMM and BJP candidate

In the final phase of polling, the BJP and the JMM have made all out efforts to win all three seats.

held a rally in the state on May 15 while held two to three rallies everyday.

JMM Executive and also vigorously campaigned in the final phase of polling.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 20:24 IST
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