"Nominations of 31 of 711 candidates have been found invalid on technical grounds on scrutiny of papers held today for the first phase poll," Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Kumar Anshumali told reporters.
According to information received so far, nominations of candidates of the major political parties had been found to be in order, he said.
Tomorrow is the last date for withdrawal of candidature for the first phase.
Patna: Nominations of 31 of 711 candidates who have filed their papers for 47 seats going to polls in the first phase in Bihar were rejected on technical grounds, an election official said on Wednesday.
First Published: Wednesday, October 06, 2010, 21:13