More than 54% voters cast their ballot in 2nd phase of Bihar Assembly Election

Polling was held on Tuesday for the second phase of assembly elections in Bihar.

The second and largest phase of election witnessed a voter turnout of more than 54 per cent.

Briefing the media in Patna last evening, Chief Electoral Officer HR Srinivasa said, voter turnout will increase after receiving the final figures from remote areas.

Earlier, briefing the media in New Delhi, Secretary General of Election Commission of India, Umesh Sinha informed that the second phase of elections in Bihar covered 94 constituencies across 17 districts.

The Election Commission said that nearly Rs. 65 crore have been seized to date in Bihar during the ongoing state elections.

In the second phase, 1,463 candidates are in the fray. They include 146 women and one transgender.

The third and the last phase of election in the state will be held on the 7th of this month and Counting will take place on the10th of November.

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