Jharkhand polls 2019 Updates: 1st phase election total voters turnout is 62.87%
Ranchi, Nov 29: As the first of the five-phase polling began in 13 assembly constituencies in Jharkhand on Saturday, the naxals blew up a bridge in Bishnupur in Gumla district. However, no injuries have been reported so far. Polling for Phase 1 ended in the evening and the total voters turnout for the first phase of elections was 62.87% today.
In all 37,83,055 voters, including 18,01,356 women and five third gender voters will cast their ballot today.
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Key candidates in fray in Phase 1
Prominent candidates in the fray are Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi, Jharkhand PCC president and ex-IPS officer Rameshwar Oraon, and AJSU's Radhakrishna Kishore.