Jharkhand Assembly election Phase 4 Highlights: 62 percent voting recorded

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Updated:Dec 16, 2019 9:14:06 pm

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Jharkhand assembly election 2019: An estimated 62.54 per cent of over 47 lakh electorate cast their votes in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections to 15 seats on Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said. Polling, which began at 7 am, was peaceful in the constituencies spread over Giridih, Deoghar, Dhanbad and Bokaro districts, state Chief Electoral Officer Vinay Kumar Choubey said. Voting ended at 3 pm in Jamua, Bagodar, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi seats while the exercise concluded at 5 pm in the remaining seats, Choubey said.

Addressing a poll rally in Pakur, BJP president Amit Shah promised construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya in next four months, which was demanded by the people since last 100 years. . Slamming Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, he said that the former keep on asking why the issue of Kashmir is raised in Jharkhand. the truth is that several youth of the state, being part of CRPF and BSF have laid down their lives for Kashmir.

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    18:07 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    62 per cent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm

    An estimated 62 per cent of over 47 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 5 pm on Monday in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections in 15 constituencies, as per Election Commission data.

    17:19 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    75-year-old voter dies of suspected heart attack

    An elderly man died of a suspected heart attack while standing in a queue to cast his vote in Dumri assembly constituency today an official told PTI.

    16:38 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Votings ends in 5 seats

    Voting has ended at 3 pm at Jamua, Bagodar, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi. Voting will other constituencies will go on till 5 pm.  56 percent voting has been recorded in the state till 3 pm.

    16:15 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    56 percent voting recorded till 3 pm

    Voting for the Assembly Election is currently going on in Jharkhand. Till 3 pm, the state has recorded 56 percent of the voting.

    14:58 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Ram Mandir will be constructed in next four months: Amit Shah

    Recently, the Supreme court delivered verdict on Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. People were demanding the temple there since last 100 years. it will be constructed in next four months, says BJP president

    14:42 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Lot of youth from Jharkhand laid down their lives for Kashmir: Amit Shah

    When Rahul Gandhi and his party leaders ask why the BJP leaders peak of the Kashmir issue in Jharkhand, they forget that a lot of youth have laid down their lives as part of BSF and CRPF for Kashmir, says Amit Shah

    14:38 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Previous government neglected Jharkhand: Amit Shah

    When UPA was in power, it gave Rs 55,253 crore for th development of the state, but the present government gave Rs 3,08,487 crore for development of Jharkhand, says Amit Shah

    14:34 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Electricity supply has improved: Amit Shah

    There was time when Pakur used to get less supply of electricity, but now it gets 16 to 22 ours electricity supply daily. Praising the Raghubar Das government, he added that the government privide electricity suppply to 14,557 villages across the state.

    14:31 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Will provide quota for backwards: Amit Shah

    Addressing the rally, BJP president Amit Shah said that the BJP inits manifesto has promised quote for backwards, without reducing quote of Dalits and Tribals.

    14:26 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Amit Shah slams Congress

    At the time when Congress was in power, youth were demanding a separate state Jharkhand, but it only came beuing during the tenure of former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee, says Amit Shah.

    14:23 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    This land is of the brave: Amit Shah

    This land is of the brave. It was here that Britishers were first challenged to leave the country. The adivasis haere klaid down their lives fighting against the Britishers. Fought stringly against the Britishers, says Amit Shah

    14:20 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    BJP president speaks at a rally in Pakur

    BJP president Amit Shah, speaks at atrally in Pakur. Lists a number of achievements by the centre and state governments

    14:17 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharia Assembly seat

    Jharia seat will witness a direct fight between two women candidates of the same family. The BJP has nominated Ragini Singh, wife of sitting saffron party MLA Sanjeev Singh who is behind the bars in the murder case of his cousin Niraj Singh of the Congress. Congress has fielded Niraj Singh's widow Purnima Niraj Singh in the seat.

    14:13 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Dhanbad Assembly seat

    Former minister and Congress candidate Mannan Malik is contesting the polls from Dhanbad, while another former minister and Congress nominee Jaleshwar Mahato is trying his luck from Baghmara against sitting BJP MLA Dhullu Mahato.

    14:04 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand polling phase 4: Highest number of candidates in Bokaro

    The highest number of 25 candidates will lock horns in the Bokaro seat while the least number of eight nominees will contest the Nirsa constituency.

    13:52 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    BJP contesting in all 15 seats

    The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), seeking to retain power, is contesting in all the 15 seats in this phase. Its ally AJSU Party is contesting on its own for the first time since the creation of Jharkhand in 2000. The JMM, Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have fielded candidates in accordance with its pre-poll seat-sharing arrangements.

    12:11 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand polls phase 4: 28.56% polling recorded till 11 AM

    According to Election Commission, an estimated 28.56 per cent of over 47 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 11 am on Monday in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections in 15 constituencies. Voting will end at 3 pm at Jamua, Bagodar, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi while the exercise will continue till 5 pm in the remaining seats.

    11:33 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Assembly election 2019 Phase 4: Key candidates

    The key candidates in the fray are Land and Revenue Minister Amar Kumar Bauri (BJP) and Labour Minister Raj Paliwar (BJP) from the Chandankiyari and Madhupur seats respectively. While Bauri is facing All Jharkhand Students' Union (AJSU) Party's Umakant Razzak, Paliwar's opponent is Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's (JMM) Haji Hussain Ansari.

    10:43 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand assembly election 2019: 11.85% polling till 9 AM

    According to news agency ANI, 11.85 per cent voting till 9 am has been recorded in the fourth phase of polling in Jharkhand.

    10:00 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand: EC seeks report over Rahul Gandhi's 'eape in India' remark

    The Election Commission has sought a factual report from poll authorities in Jharkhand over the "Rape in India" remark of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi made at a rally in the poll-bound state last week. The decision to seek a report came after BJP leaders approached the poll panel against Gandhi for using rape as a tool to target political rivals.

    09:22 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    PM Modi appeals people to vote in large numbers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed people to vote in large numbers in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections today.

    09:04 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand assembly election 2019: 6,101 polling stations set up

    Of the 6,101 polling stations, 587 were critical and 405 sensitive in the Naxal-affected constituencies, while the non-Naxal-hit seats had 546 critical and 2,665 sensitive polling stations.

    08:57 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand assembly election: Polling to end at 3 PM in Jamua, Bagodar, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi

    Polling will conclude at 3 pm at Jamua, Bagodar, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi, while for the rest of the seats (Deoghar (SC), Chandankiyari (SC), Madhupur, Gandey, Bokaro, Sindri, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharia, and Baghmara), the voting will continue till 5 pm.

    08:38 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand fourth phase election 2019: 221 candidates in fray

    A total of 47,85,009 voters, including 22,44,134 women and 81 third-gender voters, are eligible to decide the fate of 221 nominees, including 23 women candidates. As many as 34,106 voters were aged 80 years and above, while there were 66,321 differently-abled voters.

    08:10 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Polling underway in Dhanbad

    Dhanbad is one of the 15 seats where polling is being held today.

    07:40 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Fate of two key ministers to be decided

    The fate of state Labour Minister Raj Paliwar and Land and Revenue Minister Amar Kumar Bauri will be decided in the fourth phase of polling in Jharkhand on Monday. BJP candidate Bauri will lock horns with NDA ally AJSU Party nominee Umakant Razzak in Chandankiyari seat while the saffron party's Paliwar will contest JMM candidate Hussain Ansari in Madhupur constituency.

    07:27 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Assembly election phase 4 Live: 15 seats

    The fifteen seats are Deoghar (SC), Jamua (SC), Chandankiyari (SC), Madhupur, Bagodar, Gandey, Giridih, Dumri, Bokaro, Sindri, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharia, Tundi and Baghmara. Voting will end at 3 PM in Jamua, Bagodar, Giridih, Dumri and Tundi seats while polling will continue till 5 pm in the rest of the constituencies.

    07:19 (IST)16 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand election phase 4: Voting begins

    Polling begins for 15 Assembly seats in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly election. The results will be declared on December 23.

    Polling in the first three phases to 13, 20 and 17 seats ended on November 30, 7 and 12 respectively. The fifth and final phase of polling to 16 seats will be held on December 20. The votes will be counted on December 23. The Jharkhand Legislative Assembly has 81 seats. A political party or an alliance needs the support of 41 MLAs to form the government. In the outgoing Assembly, the BJP-led alliance enjoys a comfortable majority. The term of the Assembly expires on January 5 next year.
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