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Bihar election: 1,062 candidates file papers for second phase of polling

Additional Chief Electoral Officer (ACEO) Sanjay Kumar Singh said that scrutiny of the papers will be held on Saturday and the last date of withdrawal of nominations for the second phase is October 19

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The counting of votes will take place on November 10 | Photo: Shutterstock

A total of 1,062 candidates have filed their nomination papers till Friday, the last date for doing so in 94 assembly seats going to the polls in Bihar in the second phase on November 3, the EC sources said. Additional Chief Electoral Officer (ACEO) Sanjay Kumar Singh said that scrutiny of the papers will be held on Saturday and the last date of withdrawal of nominations for the second phase is October 19. Singh said that 63 papers have been filed so far for 78 seats where election will be held in the third and final phase on November 7. The filing of nominations for the ...