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Raghubar asks new age voters to vote for new Jharkhand, Hemant calls for vote to change

Raghubar asks new age voters to vote for new Jharkhand, Hemant calls for vote to change

Ranchi, Nov 30 (UNI) Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren have both urged the people of the state to come out of their homes and vote in large numbers on the 13 seats where polling is underway in the first phase of elections.



"Johar to the people of Chatra, Gumla, Bishunpur, Lohardaga, Manika, Latehar, Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chattarpur, Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawnathpur...come out of your homes and vote in large numbers," he tweeted. He said that each and every vote of the people will make Jharkhand prosperous and build a strong and stable government in Jharkhand.



In a series of tweets Mr Das said that today was the first phase of elections in Jharkhand and urged everyone to turnout in large numbers as each and every vote important in growth story of Jharkhand.



"I urge the first time voters to vote for a New Jharkhand...vote for unity and integrity of the nation, vote for development and prosperity of Jharkhand," he said in another tweet.



On the other hand Leader of Opposition and Acting President of JMM JMM Hemant Soren also urged the people to come out of their homes and vote in large numbers.



"Friends the first phase of polls is an opportunity for the people to change their own fortunes and that of the state therefore without any fear they should vote." he tweeted.



In another missive he attacked the state government and said that in Gumla people have been forced to cast their votes in torch light." Is this the kind of promise which was made to the people by Raghubar Das...I am suspicious whether people will be able to vote properly," he tweeted. He has urged the Chief Electoral officer to take appropriate action.

The elections for 81 Assembly seats is being taken place in five phases. The first phase of voting is underway on 13 seats from 0700 hrs today.

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