Voting on 5 seats of Bihar Legislative Council today, fate of 48 candidates will be decided

Bihar Legislative Council Elections 2023 Voting: Voting is being held on 5 seats of the Bihar Legislative Council today. The main contest in this election is between the Grand Alliance and the BJP. Now it has to be seen that who wins, Grand Alliance or BJP...

Voting on 5 seats of Bihar Legislative Council today, fate of 48 candidates will be decided

Voting has started on five seats of the Bihar Legislative Council from 8 am today. The Election Commission has established 631 booths where more than two lakh 75 thousand voters are exercising their franchise. A total of 48 candidates are in the fray in the five constituencies, the constituencies where polling is to be held include Gaya Graduate Constituency, Saran Graduate Constituency, Gaya Teachers Constituency, Kosi Teachers Constituency and Saran Teachers Constituency. The fate of leaders like former Legislative Council Chairman Awadhesh Narayan Singh, former Legislative Councilor Mahachandra Prasad Singh, Legislative Councilor Sanjeev Kumar Singh, Sanjeev Shyam Singh, Virendra Narayan Yadav will be decided in the election of teachers and graduate constituencies. On April 5, the counting of votes for these seats will take place and the results will be declared.

The candidates for five seats tried to contact the voters by going door-to-door for the last time on Thursday. Constituency wise Kosi Teachers Constituency is spread over the districts of Purnia, Supaul, Madhepura, Saharsa, Khagaria, Munger, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura, Jamui, Banka, Bhagalpur, Katihar, Araria and Kishanganj.

A total of 7 candidates are in the fray from the Koshi Teachers' Constituency while a total of 9 candidates are in the fray for the Saran Teachers' Graduates' Constituency. Apart from this, a total of 12 candidates are giving a tough fight to each other for the by-election of the Saran teachers constituency.

About three lakh ballot papers will be required for voting on all 5 seats. According to official sources, the number of voters in Bihar is less in Koshi Teachers' Constituency, Gaya Teachers' Constituency and Saran Teachers' Constituency. Gaya Graduate Constituency and Saran Graduate Constituency have more voters. It is believed that about 20-20 thousand ballot papers are being printed for each constituency in teacher constituencies. Similarly, for the graduate constituency, a total of 2 lacks 40000 ballot papers will be printed at the rate of one lakh 20 thousand per constituency.