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60 per cent polling till 4 pm in 4 LS seats in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

An estimated 60 per cent of the over 66.85 lakh electorate exercised their franchise till 4 pm in four constituencies of on Sunday, during the third phase of polls in the state, an election said.

No untoward incident incident was reported from any part of the state, he said.

An estimated 60 per cent turnout has been recorded, and it will increase. The final figure will be available around 6 PM," the said here.

The polling, which ended at 4 pm, was held in Singhbhum (ST), Jamshedpur, and parliamentary seats.

and his family members cast their votes in constituency.

Policemen were seen helping the sick and the differently abled voters cast their votes in

A 106-year-old woman, Pupalata Pal, voted at a booth in Rajkiya Kanya Uchh Vidyala in Chaibasa under Singhbhum constitutency.

Pal has been voting in Chaibasa since the first general elections, an release said.

Water Resources and Chandraprakash Choudhary, three sitting BJP MPs-P N Singh from Dhanbad, B B Mahato from and Laxman Gilua from Singhbhum constituencies, were among the 67 candidates.

The JMM and the are part of the "Mahagathbandhan" (grand alliance) in Jharkhand.

The first two phases of the polls were held in Jharkhand on April 29 and May 6.

The fourth and last phase polling will be held on May 19.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 18:01 IST