Patna: The election process for the first phase of the three phased Bihar assembly election was set in motion following issuance of the notification fir the same here today.
Sources at the Chief Electoral officer said here today that with this filing of nomination for 71 assembly constituencies slated for polling on October 28 began today.
The nomination papers can be filled till October 8 and the scrutiny of the nomination papers would be done the next day on October 9. The candidates can withdraw their nomination papers by October 12.
In the first phase, 71 assembly constituencies witnessing poll include Kahalgaon, Sultanganj,
Amarpur, Dhoraiya (SC), Banka, Katoria (ST), Belhar, Tarapur, Munger, Jamalpur, Suryagarha,
Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura, Barbigha, Mokama , Barh, Masaurhi (SC), Paliganj, Bikram, Sandesh,
Barhara, Arrah, Agiaon (SC), Tarari, Jagdishpur, Shahpur, Brahampur, Buxar, Dumraon, Rajpur (SC), Ramgarh, Mohania (SC), Bhabua, Chainpur, Chenari (SC), Sasaram, Kargahar, Dinara, Nokha, Dehri, Karakat, Arwal, Kurtha, Jehanabad, Ghosi, Makhdumpur (SC), Goh, Obra, Nabinagar, Kutumba (SC), Aurangabad, Rafiganj, Gurua, Sherghati, Imamganj (SC), Barachatti (SC), Bodh Gaya (SC), Gaya Town, Tikari, Belaganj, Atri, Wazirganj, Rajauli (SC), Hisua, Nawada, Gobindpur, Warsaliganj, Sikandra (SC), Jamui, Jhajha, Chakai.
Counting of votes would take place on November 10.