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Battle for Jharkhand:206 candidates remain on 13 seats for first phase
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Battle for Jharkhand:206 candidates remain on 13 seats for first phase

Agency News

Ranchi, Nov 15 : At the end of the scrutiny process, a total of 206 candidates are now left on 13 seats where polling will be held in the first phase on November 30.

According to the information released today by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer during the scrutiny process, one nomination was cancelled in Chatra, 3 on Lohardaga, 1 in Manika, 2 in Latehar, 1 in Panki, 7 in Daltonganj, 2 in Chattarpur, 2 in Hussainabad, 1 in Garhwa and 2 in Bhawnathpur.

Among the 13 seats where polls will be held in the first phase the maximum number of 29 nominations papers have been found to be correct on Bhawnathpur seat while the minimum nomination were found correct on Chatra seat at just 9.

At the end of the end of the scrutiny process, the total number of nominations which were found correct on Chatra seat was (9), Gumla (13), Bishunpur (12) Lohardaga (13) Manika (12) Latehar (11) Panki (16) Daltonganj(15) Bishrampur (23) Chattarpur (12) Hussainabad (23) Garhwa (18) and Bhawnathpur (29).

The polling on these 13 seats which included Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (ST), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chattarpur (SC), Hussainabad Garhwa and Bhawnathpur will be held on November 30.

Candidates can withdraw their nominations till November 16. The counting of votes will take place on December 23.

The total number of eligible voters who are eligible to vote in this phase is 37,78,963 which included 19,79,991 male voters 17,98,966 female voters and 6 third gender voters. (UNI)