Bihar Election 2020 Phase Updates: 53.51% voting registered till now, figure likely to go up
Patna, Nov 03: Polling percentage is at 53.51% as of now in the second phase of Bihar elections. This phase will cover 94 assembly seats in 17 districts and is said to be the most crucial out of the three phases of the assembly election. Of the 94 seats at stake in this phase, the RJD is contesting 56, the BJP 46 and the JD(U) 43.
Out of the total 1,463 candidates in the second phase, 1,316 are men, 146 are women and one is transgender.
Of the total 2,85,50,285 voters 1,50,33,034 are male, 1,35,16,271 female and 980 transgender, as per the poll panel data.
The Election Commission said it has set up a total of 41,362 booths at 18,823 polling stations.
Here's some of the key candidates contesting in the second phase of the Bihar Assembly elections 2020:
- Tejashwi Yadav
- Tej Pratap Yadav
- Chandrika Rai
- Pushpam Priya Choudhary
- Luv Sinha
- Nand Kishore Yadav
- Manju Verma
- Mangita Devi