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62.89 per cent voter turnoui in Jharkhand's Kolibera bypoll

The Bypoll Was Necessitated After Enos Ekka, The Jharkhand Party MLA From Kolibera Seat, Lost His Membership Of The House After His Conviction In A Murder Case.

PTI | Updated on: 21 Dec 2018, 12:22:35 AM
62.89 per cent voter turnout in Kolibera bypoll Jharkhand (File Photo)


A voter turnout of 62.89 per cent was recorded in the bypoll to the Kolibera assembly seat in Jharkhand on Thursday, a release of the Election office said.

Five candidates - Soreng of BJP, Menan Ekka of Jharkhand Party, Naman Vixcel Kongadi of the Congress, Anil Kandulna of Sengel Party and an independent candidate, Basant Dungdung - were in the fray.

The bypoll was necessitated after Enos Ekka, the Jharkhand party MLA from Kolibera seat, lost his membership of the House after his conviction in a murder case.

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First Published : 21 Dec 2018, 12:21:23 AM