Of candidates, voters: All about phase 1 Bihar polls, in numbers

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2015 20:32 IST
Supporters looks on as Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Aurangabad in Bihar on October 9, 2015. (AFP)

On October 12, altogether 49 seats in Bihar go to polls in the first phase of the five-phase assembly elections in the politically crucial state where the BJP is up against the so-called grand alliance of the JD(U)-RJD-Congress. As the poll battle – which many say will shape up the remaining part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tenure, is all set to begin, here are some interesting facts about the 583 candidates in the fray and the registered 1.35 crore voters in the first phase.

Educational background



PAN status

Crorepati candidates

Criminal cases

2010 results

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