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The voting percentage at Chief Minister Raghubar Das' Assembly seat Jamshedpur East was only 49.12 per cent.
The polling which started at 7 a.m. ended at 3 p.m. on 18 Assembly seats. The voting in Jamshedpur East and Jamshedpur West two Assembly seats will conclude at 5 p.m.
In the second phase of the five-phased elections, voting is being conducted at 20 constituencies including Jamshedpur East and Jamshedpur West.
AJSU leaders are, however, looking for a bigger role in government and say they would not limit their choice of allies.
Seraikella-Kharsawan and Khunti regions are LWE strongholds and centre of Patthalgadi movement where tribals have been told by their chiefs to abstain from voting.
The second phase is crucial for both the BJP and the Congress-JMM alliance. While the JMM is trying to protect its bastion, the BJP has been trying to dent its citadel.
When it comes to serious criminal charges against themselves, the Congress tops the chart here as well, with 50 per cent candidates.
This is the first official statement issued by the party in the face of some senior party leaders jumping into the poll fray after being denied tickets for the ensuing assembly elections in the state.
Addressing his first rally in the state, the former Congress chief said tribals have water, forests and land, and his party will protect their rights over those resources.
Union Home Minister told poll rallies in Jharkhand that the nationwide exercise will be conducted despite reservations voiced by opposition parties.
Shah challenged Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is also in Jharkhand, to give an account of his party's development programmes in the region over the past 55 ye
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The former Congress president will address a public meeting in Simdega in favour of the party's candidate Bhushan Bara who is up against BJP's Shraddhanand Besra.