Senior leaders of all parties are holding public meetings to woo voters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold rallies in Khunti and Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. Twenty constituencies will go to polls in second phase on the 7th of December while polling in seventeen constituencies spread over eight districts, will be held in third phase on 12th of this month.
Monday was the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers for fourth phase of assembly elections to be held on 16th of December. 230 candidates are left in the fray after scrutiny of papers. Filing of nomination papers continue for the fifth and final phase.
Voting for the first phase of assembly elections was held on Saturday during which an estimated 64.44 per cent polling was recorded. Counting votes will be taken up together on 23rd of December.