As polling in Jharkhand Assembly elections was underway, Naxals has blown up a bridge in Bishunpur in Gumla district on Saturday.
No injuries have been reported so far. Deputy Commissioner Shashi Ranjan says that the attack has not affected the voting process.It is learnt that the Maoists blowing up bridge in Gumla District came as a befitting reply to Amit Shah’s appeal to end Naxalism.
The election commission (EC) conducting the first phase of polling for the Jharkhand Assembly elections today (November 30). The electorate are voting in 13 constituencies across six districts of Jharkhand. Jharkhand health minister and BJP nominee Ramchandra Chandravanshi and state PCC president and ex-IPS officer Rameshwar Oraon are the key contestants in Jharkhand voting phase 1. The fate of 189 candidates will be decided by a total of 37,83,055 electorate, comprising 18,01,356 women and five third gender voters.
The voter turnout in Jharkhand was 7.12 per as recorded at 9 am on Saturday.
Here is the polling percentage recorded constituency wise:
Lohardaga - 11.68 per cent
Daltonganj: -10.07 per cent
Panki: -9.02 per cent
Vishrampur: -9.5 per cent
Chhatarpur: -10.08 per cent
Hussainabad: -09.07 per cent
Garhwa: -11 per cent
Bhawanathpur: -10 per cent