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Voting began in 71 constituencies spread across 16 districts in the first phase of polls at 7 am. This is the first election in the country being held amid COVID-19 pandemic.

The BJP released its manifesto for three-phased Bihar elections on Thursday and promised that after the approval of the coronavirus vaccine from ICMR, every person in the State will get vaccinated free of cost.

Rajak, who said he was going to the Assembly Speaker to submit his resignation as a member, challenged his expulsion, terming it "illegal" and also slammed the Bihar CM.

Assembly elections in Bihar are due in October-November and the tenure of the current Assembly is scheduled to end on November 29.

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The Home Minister lauded the contribution of the State's workers in building the nation's most developed regions and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government at the Centre is focused on developing the eastern region including Bihar of the country.

This comes days after Deora had refuted Congress Delhi-in charge PC Chacko's statements, blaming late Sheila Dikshit for the party's humiliating performance in the recently held Assembly elections in the national capital.

The results were disappointing for the Congress which ruled the city for 15 years before the advent of AAP. The party had performed better than AAP in the Lok Sabha polls last year.

The leads so far indicate AAP is set to form government with a lead in 57 seats over the BJP's 13. Congress has maintained status quo with its numbers in the last assembly polls: zero.

"Oh God! Lead us from untruth to truth. Take us to light from the darkness. Take us to the sense of immortality from death," Sisodia tweeted in Hindi.