The final phase of elections in Jharkhand saw a voter turnout of 70.42 percent without any casualties suffered by security forces.
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Altogether 208 candidates, including 16 women are testing their luck in this phase.
Polling will begin at 7 AM and end at 3 PM in all the 16 constituencies.
Hemant claimed that BJP would lose so badly that it would not even dream of contesting polls in Jharkhand again.
The BJP holds only two seats in the 16 constituencies voting in the last phase on December 20; the JMM holds 10.
By October 31, the JMM-Congress alliance was over.
In all, 716 of the 3,718 polling stations are marked as highly sensitive and 2007 as sensitive.
In the last Lok Sabha elections, Marandi became so confident that he went up against Shibu Soren in Dumka.
Munda also accused the ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) of failing in its governance for the past 14 months.
The overall turnout was 61.35 per cent at 5 pm, up to when urban constituencies voted.
Third phase of elections began in 17 of the 81 seats in Jharkhand on Tuesday morning.
The phase three polling began amid high security alert eyeing for threats especially after the recent militant attacks.
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