Second Phase Of Voting For Bihar Assembly Polls Begins Today
Till 9 am in the morning, a voter turnout of 8.05% was recorded, while political parties continue with their last minute campaigning
The critical second phase of the Bihar assembly elections began today morning and a voter turnout of 8.05% was recorded till 9 am. There are close to 1500 candidates contesting across the 94 assembly seats in this chapter.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Mahagathbandhan represented by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav are going all out with their last-minute canvassing to woo the voters.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two back to back rallies in Arariya and Saharsa to support the Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar for another term as chief minister.
Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav will also attend as many as 17 rallies, while former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be present for two speeches to support the RJD CM aspirant.
The third and last phase of the elections will be conducted on 7 November for the remaining 78 seats and the results will be announced on November 10.
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