Nearly 19% polling recorded in Bihar polls by 11 am

18 Apr 2019 01:12 PM

Nearly 19% polling recorded in Bihar polls by 11 am

Updated 18 Apr 2019 01:12 PM

Voting was on amid tight security on Thursday in five of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the second of seven-phase Lok Sabha elections.

More than 85 lakh voters are eligible to decide the fate of 68 candidates in the fray in this round. 

According to officials, more than 50,000 security personnel have been deployed in the second round of polling in Bhagalpur, Banka, Katihar, Kishanganj and Purnea constituencies. 

Three helicopters have been requisitioned to provide air cover to security forces. 

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