poll panel

A voter turnout of 59.27 per cent was recorded till 3 pm on Saturday in the second phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, according to the Election Commission.

Polling at 18 constituencies, barring Jamshedpur East and Jamshedpur West, will be held between 7:00 AM and 3:00. At the other two assembly seats, the voters can cast their votes till 5:00 PM.

According to a senior party leader, the Central Election Committee (CEC) will also meet on Friday to finalise the names for the upcoming Jharkhand assembly polls.