Bihar poll exercise set to begin on Monday

September 26th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): The Bihar Assembly poll exercise will be set in motion on Monday.

Governor Devanand Konwar will issue the notification for the first phase of Assembly polls.

The six-phase poll for 243 seats begins from October 21 and concludes November 20

The first phase of elections will take place on October 21 for 47 state assembly seats, the second phase on October 24 for 45 seats, the third phase on October28 for 48 seats, the fourth on November1 for 42 seats, the fifth phase on November 9 for 25 seats and the sixth and last phase on November 20 for 26 seats.

Counting of votes will take place on November 24.

Bihar has over 5.5 crore voters, who will exercise their franchise through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). (ANI)

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