Bihar polls: Over nine percent voter turnout till 9 a.m

Patna, Oct. 28 (ANI): 9.12 percent voter turnout was recorded till 9 a.m today in the third phase of the Bihar elections.

Bihar votes again today after a break of 11 days in the third phase of polling, with 50 of the state’s 243 constituencies up for grabs. A total of 808 candidates are in fray across Bhojpur, Buxar, Nalanda, Patna, Saran and Vaishali districts.

Authorities have deployed 1,107 companies of para-military forces and the state to ensure peaceful voting.

The voting for the first two phases were held on October 12 and October 16, during which 81 assembly constituencies went to polls. (ANI)

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