Third phase of Bihar elections - Factfile

October 27th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Bahujan Samaj Party New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The third of the six phases of the month-long elections to the Bihar state assembly is to be held Thursday. The following is a factfile for the third phase:

Number of assembly constituencies going to polls - 48

Total voters - 10,376,022 (5,604,851 men and 4,771,171 women)

Total number of candidates - 785

Total number of woman candidates - 65

Assembly constituency with maximum candidates - Mahua (31 candidates)

Assembly constituency with minimum candidates - Raxual (7 candidates)

Party-wise list of candidates - Bahujan Samaj Party (48), Bharatiya Janata Party (24), Communist Party India (10), Communist Party of India-Marxist (5), Congress (48), Nationalist Congress Party (38), Janata Dal-United (24), Rashtriya Janata Dal (35) and other parties (186).

Independent candidates - 354

Electronic voting machines to be used - 28,616

Largest assembly constituency area-wise - Valmiki Nagar

Largest assembly constituency voter-wise - Raghopur

Smallest assembly constituency voter-wise - Kesaria

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