Bihar polls: Faulty EVM delays polling in Jehanabad

A total of 86,13,870 voters from Kaimur, Rohtas, Arwal, Jehanabad, Aurangabad and Gaya districts will decide the fate 456 candidates.

Jehanabad: Even as voters began pouring in to decide the political fate of Bihar, a technical snag in one of the polling booths delayed the process.

Polling in booth number 247 in Jehanabad district began late today due to a technical snag in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM)

The second phase of polling in the remaining booths began at 7 am amid tight security arrangements.

A total of 86,13,870 voters from Kaimur, Rohtas, Arwal, Jehanabad, Aurangabad and Gaya districts will decide the fate 456 candidates.

The second phase polling poses a big challenge for the security personnel as the six districts are Naxal infested.

(with inputs from ANI)

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