Voting begins for 17 constituencies
Voting begins for 17 constituencies in the third phase of the Jharkhand Assembly Polls
People begin voting
A woman after casting her vote at a polling booth in St. Anne's School in Ranchi.
13% voter turnout recorded till 9 a.m in Hazaribagh
Polling for the third of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jharkhand is being conducted amidst tight security in the state on Thursday.
Large queues were seen outside many polling stations as 13.05 per cent voting percentage was recorded till 9 am on the 17 Assembly seats in which polling is being held today, according to the Election Commission.
The third of the five-phase elections of Jharkhand Assembly elections began on Thursday and will decide the fate of legislators in 17 seats out of the total 81 assembly constituencies. (ANI)
12.89 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9 am
An estimated 12.89 per cent of the over 56 lakh eligible voters exercised their franchise till 9 am on Thursday in the third of the five-phase Jharkhand assembly elections in 17 constituencies.
Though polling began on a sluggish note long queues, with women outnumbering men, were seen in several polling stations.
Senior Congress leader and former union minister Subodh Kant Sahay was among the early voters. (PTI)
29.44% voter turnout recorded in Jharkhand till 11 am
Over 29.44 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Jharkhand till 11 am on Thursday where polling for the third of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jharkhand is being conducted amidst tight security.
The voter turnout is picking up as the day progresses as just a little over 13 per cent polling was recorded till 9 am, according to the Election Commission.
The third phase of polling will decide the fate of legislators in 17 seats out of the total 81 assembly constituencies. (ANI)
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