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36.5 per cent polling till 1 PM

india Updated: Dec 08, 2009 15:22 IST

Amid peaceful polling, an estimated 36.2 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 1 PM for 11 seats of Jharkhand, election commission sources said in Ranchi.

Peaceful polling is on in Hazaribagh, Dhanwar, Bagodar, Jamua, Bermo, Bokaro, Chandankiari, Shikaripara, Dumka, Jama and Jarmundi constituencies.

Altogether 237 candidates, including 115 Independents, are in the fray in the third phase of elections with Bokaro having the maximum of 45 aspirants and Dhanwar having the minimum of ten.