With the end of the Nitish Kumar-led United Janata Dal-BJP alliance rule in Bihar, elections to the state assembly are being held in three phases. The first phase of the election took place on the 28th.
Voting began at 7 a.m. today in the 94 assembly constituencies in the 17 districts where the second phase of elections will be held.
There are 2 crores 85 lakh 50 thousand 285 voters in these constituencies. 1 crore 50 lakh 33 thousand 34 of them are men. 1 crore 35 lakh 16 thousand 271 women. Transgender 980 people. 41 thousand 362 polling stations have been set up. A total of 1,463 candidates are selected for an election. Of these, 1,316 were males and 146 were females.
Maharajganj constituency has a maximum of 27 candidates and Tarali (separate) constituency has a minimum of 4 candidates.
Rashtriya Janata Dal’s prime ministerial candidate Tejaswi Yadav, his brother Tej Pratap Yadav and Shatrughan Sinha’s son Lava Singh are the main candidates in the second phase of the election. Elections are also taking place in Haranath constituency, where Prime Minister Nitish Kumar’s home village is located. The 3rd and final phase of elections in Bihar will be held on the 7th. The vote count takes place on the 10th.