Patna: The fourth phase of Bihar assembly election 2015 will be held amid high security on Sunday, November 1,2015 for 55 seats in 7 districts
On the other hand, BJP fielded its nominees in 42 seats in this phase, LJP in 5 and Hindustanti Awam Morcha and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party in 4 seats each.
A total of 1, 46, 93,294 voter will cast their vote on 14,139 polling stations on November 1. A total number of gent’s candidates are 776 while 57candidates are women.
According to Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshamanan, on the basis of assessment of security situation, polling will be held from 7 AM to 5 PM in 43 constituencies, while it will be shortened by one hour in 8 seats and voting would end at 3 PM in four seats,
Altogether 1163 companies of Central Paramilitary Force and state police will be posted to ensure free and fair elections.
A total of 38 motor boats will be pressed into services for riverine patrolling tomorrow.
Balloting has already completed on 131 seats in the earlier three rounds. After completion of fourth phase, voting would be over in 186 seats.
The fifth and last phase of polling will be held on November 5 on the remaining 57 seats.
Counting of votes will be held on November 8, 2015.
Lalu Prasad slammed Shah linking the controversy with the pride of the state alleging the remark was an affront on the citizens of Bihar particularly backwards, EBCs, dalits and minorities who are “firmly rooting” for secular alliance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed two rallies at Gopalganj and Muzaffarpur before the campaign ended last evening.
Prominent personalities whose fate would be decided in this phase are senior minister Ramai Ram (Bochaha, SC seat), Ranju Geeta (Bajpatti) and Manoj Kushwaha (Kudni).