68 percent turnout in Jharkhand's Littipara Assembly by-poll

The by-election to Littipara Assembly seat was necessitated following the passing away of JMM MLA Anil Murmu on January 17. 

PTI| Last Updated: Apr 09, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Dumka (Jharkhand): Altogether 68 per cent polling was registered in by-election to Littipara Assembly constituency amidst tight security, officials said.

Polling was conducted peacefully.

Ten contestants including BJP's Hemlal Murmu and JMM's Simon Marandi fought in the by-poll.

The by-election to Littipara Assembly seat was necessitated following the passing away of JMM MLA Anil Murmu on January 17.