Repoll peaceful in Bihar

Repoll passed off peacefully at one booth in Bibhutipur assembly constituency in Samastipur district and another at Kaswa (West) under Dhaka assembly constituency.

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2010, 22:21 PM IST

Patna: Repoll passed off peacefully at
one booth in Bibhutipur assembly constituency in Samastipur
district and another at Kaswa (West) under Dhaka assembly
constituency in East Champaran district in Bihar.

"No untoward incidents have been reported during voting
at the two booths", official sources said.

While 40.46 per cent of the voters participated in the
repoll in Bibhutipur, 54.42 per cent voters cast their
vote in Dhaka during the repoll which was conducted amid tight
security, sources said.

The Election Commission ordered repoll at two polling
stations, one each in Samastipur and East Champaran districts
respectively, following complaints of electoral malpractices
during polling held on October 21.

Repoll was held at polling station 90(A) in Narhanrai
Patti village of Vibhutipur assembly constituency in
Samastipur district and polling station 29 in Kaswa (West)
locality of Dhaka assembly constituency in East Champaran
district, they said.

-PTI