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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.

Bihar Election 2020: 94 seats to go for polls in second phase today

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.

Bihar Elections 2020: Phase 3 has 1,201 candidates with pending criminal cases

The Election Commission said it has set up a total of 41,362 booths at 18,823 polling stations.

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7:05 PM, 3 Nov
The replacements was just 0.36 % in ballot units, 0.37% in Control units and 1.71 percent in VVPATS, informed the Election Commission.
7:05 PM, 3 Nov
53.51 percent polling recorded so far in Bihar.
7:03 PM, 3 Nov
53.51 percent polling recorded so far in Bihar.
4:58 PM, 3 Nov
"I want to ask all the youth who are here that Modi ji had said he will give two crore jobs every year, Nitish ji said the same, but where are the jobs? Why are the youth unemployed today?: Rahul Gandhi
4:48 PM, 3 Nov
Onion were allegedly thrown during Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's election rally in Madhubani's Harlakhi on Tuesday.
4:30 PM, 3 Nov
71.10 per cent polling up to 3 pm in Dubbak.
4:27 PM, 3 Nov
Tejashwi Yadav's promise of 10 lakh jobs well thought out, researched; has rattled NDA: Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha
4:22 PM, 3 Nov
Come November 10, Tejashwi Yadav's critics will be 'khamoshed' (silenced); 'Mahagathbandhan' headed for 'landslide' win in Bihar: Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha
4:16 PM, 3 Nov
Stones pelted during Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's election rally in Madhubani's Harlakhi.
4:06 PM, 3 Nov
In Chhattisgarh farmers get Rs 2,500 per quintal for paddy, here you get Rs 700. What mistake did you make? You voted for Nitish ji and Modi ji. Now is the time to rectify the mistake: Rahul Gandhi said.
3:57 PM, 3 Nov
The companions of those who brought Jungle Raj in Bihar have problems with 'Bharat Mata'. Sometimes one group says not to chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', then another group complains of getting a headache with 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' chant. These 'Bharat Mata' opponents are now unitedly demanding votes from the people of Bihar.
3:49 PM, 3 Nov
Over 44 pc voter turnout till 3 pm in second phase of Bihar polls. Bihar saw a final voter turnout of 55.69 per cent in the first phase of assembly polls with the poll percentage better compared to that in 2015.
3:42 PM, 3 Nov
The jawan hailed from West Champaran district and was posted at the SSB's 65th battalion in Bettiah, Kotwa police station SHO Rajiv Kumar said.
3:36 PM, 3 Nov
44.51 per cent voter turnout recorded till 3 pm in the second phase of Bihar elections
3:35 PM, 3 Nov
In a tragic news, an SSB jawan was killed after he was run over by an unidentified vehicle while on his way to attend election duty in Bihar's East Champaran district, police said on Tuesday.
3:26 PM, 3 Nov
Congress party does not even have 100 seats in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha combined: PM Modi
3:24 PM, 3 Nov
Rahul Gandhi arrives for the rally at Ruidhasa Maidan, Kishanganj
3:14 PM, 3 Nov
Many states do not have a single Congress MP. In UP and Bihar thedy are happy being at number 3 and 4. The reason for this is because there is a vast difference in what they say and what they do, whereas the NDA does what it says, said the PM.
3:06 PM, 3 Nov
Rahul Gandhi assures setting up Food Processing plant to generate employment opportunities for the people Bihar.
2:59 PM, 3 Nov
A Sub Inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF) on duty at a polling booth in the Lalganj assembly seat died of heart attack Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.
2:57 PM, 3 Nov
"When the people of Bihar were struggling, walking back home barefoot, the BJP-JDU government didn't do anything. Even today, there is no employment opportunities in the state. If CM Nitish and PM Modi would have fulfilled their opportunity of creating employement, the people of Bihar could have stayed in the state and worked," Rahul Gandhi said.
2:56 PM, 3 Nov
Addresses a rally in Kodha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi mocked PM Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar over rising corona cases and migrant crisis in the state.
2:39 PM, 3 Nov
Bihar faces flood every year, what did Nitish Kumar do about it, asks Rahul Gandhi
2:33 PM, 3 Nov
Rahul Gandhi addresses a public rally in Korha, Bihar
2:22 PM, 3 Nov
The highest poll percentage of 41.25 has been recorded in Muzaffarpur among the 17 districts, where the 94 seats are located, according to the Election Commission's Voter Turnout App, updated till 1pm.
2:16 PM, 3 Nov
There is a group of people that doesn't want you to say 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' or 'Jai Shri Ram.' All of them have now come together & asking for votes from the people of Bihar. There's a need to give a befitting answer to such people in Bihar elections: PM Modi in Saharsa.
2:04 PM, 3 Nov
It is a triangular contest between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-JD(U), Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) comprising the RJD, Congress and left parties and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) who is contesting against JD(U) and is an ally of BJP at the Centre.
1:48 PM, 3 Nov
Over the years, the foundation of Bihar has been laid which has been inspired by a new emerging, self-reliant and glorious past. Now is the time to build a grand and modern Bihar on this strong foundation: PM Modi
1:41 PM, 3 Nov
32.82 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm in the second phase of Bihar elections
1:36 PM, 3 Nov
PM Narendra Modi tells Bihar poll rally state has left behind darkness of insecurity and anarchy in last 15 years under Nitish Kumar

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

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