LIVE Bihar Polls 2020: Record 32.70% Voters turnout till 1 PM

Voting has started in 71 seats of the first phase of Bihar assembly elections. Long queues of voters are seen at the polling booth since morning. In the first phase, more than 2.14 crore voters will decide the fate of 1066 candidates.

Bihar Polls 2020

BIHAR ELECTION (PC: Social Media)

Patna: Voting has started in 71 seats of the first phase of Bihar assembly elections. Long queues of voters are seen at the polling booth since morning. In the first phase, more than 2.14 crore voters will decide the fate of 1066 candidates. 31380 polling stations have been set up for the first phase of polling.

NDA to win more than 50 seats in first phase: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi cast his vote in Gaya on Wednesday. He claimed that more than 50 of the 71 seats in the first phase would go to the NDA’s account.

32.70% voting till 1 o’clock

In Bihar, polling has been 32.70% till 1 pm. The speed of voting is increasing rapidly in 71 assembly seats. The line of people is constantly increasing at the polling booth. There will be a press conference by the Election Commission at 6.30 pm.

Almost 7% voting till 10 am:

According to reports, more than 7 per cent voting has been completed till 10 am in Bihar. In Bihar, only 5% polling has been done till the first hour of voting ie 8 pm. At the same time, till 7.30 am, a total of 7.17 percent polling was recorded. Polling booths still have long queues of voters.

Late Voting:

Voting has not yet started at Hashmi School Polling Station Number 97A in Gaya. There is a line of voters here, but due to non-commencement of voting, people are waiting and the reason why voting has not been started so far has not been known.

EVM malfunctioned:

As soon as the election starts, there is news of EVM malfunction. It is being told that Union Minister Giriraj Singh reached Lakhisarai’s polling booth number 33 in Barhiya. However, EVMs have deteriorated even before voting.

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Crowds of voters have started appearing in different polling booths in 16 districts of the state since morning. Voting in the midst of the Corona crisis is a big challenge for the Election Commission, but voting is being done following the Corona Protocol.

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