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69 nominations filed on 6th day filing of nominations for first phase of polls in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Nov 11 (UNI) On the sixth day day of filing of nominations for the first phase
of elections in the state scheduled on 13 seats a total of 69 candidates have filed
their nominations taking the overall number to 76 on these seats.
On Chatra seat 3 nominations were filed during the day, Gumla (2), Bishunpur (6)
Lohardaga (4) Manika (1) Latehar (1) Panki (6) Daltonganj(9) Bishrampur (9)
Chattarpur (3) Hussainabad (6) Garhwa (7) and Bhawnathpur (12).
On November 6 with the issue of notification for the first phase of elections on 13
seats of the state the process of filing of nomination papers had commenced but no
nominations were filed on the first day.
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.
The total number of eligible voters who are eligible to vote in this phase was
37,78,963 which included 19,79,991 male voters 17,98,966 female voters and 6 third
gender voters.
The last date of filing of nominations for this phase is November 13 while the
nominations will be scrutinised on November 14. Candidates can withdraw their
nominations till November 16. The counting of votes will take place on December 23.
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