JMM releases candidates’ list

September 27th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has released a list of its 15 candidates for the first phase of Bihar assembly elections.
In the first phase due Oct 21, polls will be held in 47 of 243 assembly constituencies.

“We have released a list of 15 candidates for the first phase of assembly elections,” senior JMM leader Mathura Mahto told reporters here Monday.

He said: “We have received applications of probable candidates for 85 assembly seats. The second list will be released later.”

Bihar will elect a new 243-member assembly during the staggered polling that begins Oct 21 and ends Nov 20. The counting of votes is slated for Nov 24.

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