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62.89 per cent voter turnoui in Jharkhand's Kolibera bypoll

Ranchi, PTI | Updated : 21 December 2018, 12:22 AM
62.89 per cent voter turnout in Kolibera bypoll Jharkhand (File Photo)
62.89 per cent voter turnout in Kolibera bypoll Jharkhand (File Photo)

A voter turnout of 62.89 per cent was recorded in the bypoll to the Kolibera assembly seat in Jharkhand on Thursday, a release of the Election office said.

Five candidates - Soreng of BJP, Menan Ekka of Jharkhand Party, Naman Vixcel Kongadi of the Congress, Anil Kandulna of Sengel Party and an independent candidate, Basant Dungdung - were in the fray.

The bypoll was necessitated after Enos Ekka, the Jharkhand party MLA from Kolibera seat, lost his membership of the House after his conviction in a murder case.

First Published: Friday, December 21, 2018 12:21 AM
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