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Repolling Not Needed For First Phase Of Bihar Assembly Elections: Officials

Bihar Elections: A complete of 55.69 per cent of voters solid their votes within the first part.


Observers haven’t really helpful repolling in any of the 71 seats that went to polls within the first part of the Bihar meeting elections on October 28, an Election Commission assertion mentioned on Friday.

State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) HR Srinivas, in his report primarily based on inputs supplied by returning officers and district election officers, has additionally concluded that repolling was not required in any of the seats, it mentioned.

General observers performed post-poll scrutiny of all of the 71 seats within the presence of candidates/political events and concluded: “The polling process was completed on poll day peacefully and in accordance with statutory instructions in all the 31,371 polling booths spread across 71 constituencies in 16 districts of the state,” the assertion mentioned.

A complete of 55.69 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise within the first part of the elections.

Meanwhile, the CEO’s workplace mentioned varied enforcement businesses have to date seized objects price Rs 50 crore, together with money, because the imposition of the Model Code of Conduct on September 25, one other launch mentioned.

Of the overall money quantity, Rs 3.21 crore was seized by Income Tax officers throughout raids in varied components of the state on Thursday.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Patna has seized 561 kg ganja from a automobile in Lakhisarai district, it mentioned, with out giving particulars of its worth.

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