Overall, the voting percentage in the 2010 polling in Bihar was 50.85. The 49 seats, which went to poll today, represents nearly 20 per cent of the overall 243 seats in the state, Chief Electoral Officer Ajay Nayak said.
      
More voting was witnessed in all 10 districts in which the 49 seats were spread over, he said adding women voter turnout was more than the male in today's balloting.
     
While it was 59.5 percent turnout for women today, the male turout was 54.5 per cent, Nayak, accompanied by Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakhmanan, said.
     
Both of them said that the voting took place in a peaceful environment.
     
Though some complaints were received, including an attack on LJP candidate Vijay Singh at Jamui, but prima facie the complaints were not found true, Nayak said.
     
Giving details of voting in the districts, Nayak said Khagaria, which has seven Assembly constituencies, recorded the highest 61 percent voting. Nawada having five seats saw relatively lowest voting percentage at 53, he said.
     
About other districts, he said Samastipur recorded 60 percent voting, Begusarai 59 percent, Bhagalpur 56 percent, Banka 58 percent, Munger 55 percent, Lakhisarai 54 percent, Sheikhpura 55 percent and Jamui 57 percent, all registering more voting than it was in last Assembly poll.

 

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