Second phase of Bihar polls beginsBy IANS
Saturday, October 23, 2010
PATNA - The second phase of the Bihar assembly elections began Sunday in 45 constituencies spread across the Tirhut-Mithilanchal belt.
A total of 99,49,873 voters are eligible to vote in the second phase that will decide the fate of 623 candidates. Most of the 9,952 polling booths are in the rural areas.
Balloting will take place in six districts - Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Motihari, Sheohar and Sitamarhi.
In the first phase Thursday, elections were held for 47 of Bihar’s 243 assembly seats.