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October 28, 2020 / 11:16 PM IST

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights | 53.54% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm in phase 1 polling : Election Commission of India

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: The first phase of polling across 71 constituencies is underway.

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: The state of Bihar is heading for polls in three phases, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, to elect a new 243-member Legislative Assembly. The first phase of polling across 71 constituencies is being conducted today. The counting of votes will happen on November 10. The election campaign is gathering steam by the day. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led Jana
ta Dal (United) and its allies, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are aiming to retain power in the state. The ruling coalition is being challenged by the ‘Grand Alliance’, of the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ comprising Tejashwi Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress and other smaller parties.
  • October 28, 2020 / 07:03 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | This LIVE blog session has concluded. Stay tuned to Moneycontrol for the latest news, views and updates.

  • October 28, 2020 / 06:43 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | A voter turnout of 52.24% recorded till 5 pm in the first phase of Bihar Polls. In 2015, voter turnout in the first phase of assembly elections was 54.94%, and 53.54% in Lok Sabha elections: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora 

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  • October 28, 2020 / 06:22 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Modi will trun Bihar into a developed state if people vote for NDA: Nitish Kumar

    Bringing the 'Modi factor' to the fore of the poll campaign, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday devoted his speech at a BJP rally here to development works undertaken by the prime minister for Bihar and said Narendra Modi will make it a "developed" state if the ruling NDA is voted back to power. Lavishing praise on Modi, Kumar referred to a slew of projects to assert that the people of Bihar can never forget what he has done for the state. "Listening to his (Modi's) appeal, if you give the NDA one more chance to work in the state, then you take it for sure that he will transform it into a developed state. Bihar with march ahead," he said. (PTI)

  • October 28, 2020 / 06:13 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | 52.24% voter turnout until 5 pm

    A voter turnout of  52.24% was recorded till 5 PM in the first phase of Bihar assembly polls on Wednesday, the Election Commission said in its provisional data.  

  • October 28, 2020 / 05:18 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Lakhisarai records highest voter turnout until 3 pm

    The maximum 49.84 percent turnout has been recorded in Lakhisarai, followed by Buxar (48.91 percent), Kaimur (49.26 percent), Banka (47.44 percent), Patna (45.77 percent), and Bhagalpur (45.51 percent) among others.

    Only Sandesh and Barbigha assembly seats have seen less than 40 percent voting till 3 PM out of the total 71 constituencies in the first phase.

    Union minister and senior BJP leader Giriraj Singh cast his vote at a polling booth in Lakhisarai, while former Bihar chief minister and HAM president Jitan Ram Manjhi exercised his franchise at a booth in Gaya.(PTI)

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  • October 28, 2020 / 03:49 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | 46.29 % voter turnout recorded till 3 pm in the first phase of polling.

  • October 28, 2020 / 03:36 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |  28,000 pucca houses sanctioned to urban poor : PM Modi

    "In Patna itself, 28 thousand pucca houses have been sanctioned to urban poor using technology," Prime Minister Modi during a poll rally in Patna

  • October 28, 2020 / 03:10 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Today if people of West Champaran want to make a house in Jammu and Kashmir, they can do so. No one can stop you. Congress deprived you of this: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath in Chanpatia (ANI)

  • October 28, 2020 / 02:54 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Modi addresses rally in Patna

    In the last decade and a half, Bihar has stepped up the move from bad governance to good governance under Nitishji. It is due to the efforts of the NDA government, that Bihar has come a long way from inconvenience to convenience, from darkness to light, from distrust to trust, from kidnapping industry to opportunities : PM Modi in Patna

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  • October 28, 2020 / 02:15 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |  33% turnout till 1 noon in first phase of Bihar election is an encouraging signal. The turnout should be around 50% or little more than in the first phase of voting,  that by end of the day today : Sanjay Kumar, political analyst from  the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)

  • October 28, 2020 / 02:11 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |   33.10 per cent voter turnout recorded till 1 pm in the first phase of polling being held across 71 assembly seats today

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