44.51 pc polling till 3 pm in second phase of Bihar Assembly electio

03-11-2020

Patna, Nov 03 (UNI) Polling percentage increased to 44.51 per cent till 3 pm in the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections in 94 constituencies while polling came to an end in eight of these constituencies at 4:00 p.m. due to to security reasons.Sources at the office of Chief Electoral Officer said here that 44.51 per cent voters exercised their franchise still 3:00 pm in second page of Bihar Assembly Elections. Polling in 8 of the 94 constituencies came to an end at 4:00 pm due to to security reasons.

Maximum polling was reported from Muzaffarpur district where 50.96 per cent voters exercised their franchise.Minimum polling was recorded in Patna district where 39. 65 per cent voters exercise their franchise.

Constituencies where polling came to an end at 4:00 PM are Beldaur and Alauli in Khagaria district, Kusheshwarasthan, and Gora Bauram in Darbhanga district, Minapur and Sahebganj in Muzaffarpur district and Raghopur in Vaishali district.Election Commission had fixed polling hours in these constituencies from 7 AM to 4 PM due to security reasons.

In the remaining 88 constituencies, polling would be held till 6 PM

In West Champaran district, 47 percent electorate exercised their franchise while in East Champaran district 42.94 per cent electorate exercised their franchise. Similarly, 49.50 voters exercised their franchise in Sheohar district, 42.81 in Sitamarhi , 43.25 and Madhubani, 42.99 in Darbhanga, 50.96 in Muzaffarpur, 46.49 in Gopalganj, 42.92 in Siwan, 41.38 in Saran, 45.38 in Vaishali and 45. 80 per cent voters exercised their franchise in Samastipur district.