Bihar polls notification for second-phase issued

September 29th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI  

Patna, Sep 29 (ANI): Notification for the second phase of the six-phased State Assembly elections in Bihar has been issued.

Forty-five out of 243 Assembly constituencies will go to polls in the first phase on October 24.

The last day for filing of nominations for the second phase is October 6 and scrutiny will be over by October 7.

Candidates can withdraw their nomination papers till October 9.

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

The first phase of elections will take place on October 21 for 47 state assembly seats, the second phase on October 24, the third phase on October 28 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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