Considered to be the most crucial phase which would test the popularity of stalwarts of Uttar Pradesh politics, campaigning for 12 seats going to the polls in third phase on April 24 came to an end Tuesday.
An estimated 60.5 per cent votes
were cast in the third phase of panchayat election in Bihar
on Wednesday amid reports of stray violence in which one person was
killed, state Election Commissioner JK Dutta said.
The third phase of repatriation of
Bru refugees from six relief camps in North Tripura district
that was scheduled to begin from on Tuesday, has been deferred due
to a difference of opinion about the age limit of children.
Two BSF jawans were killed by Maoists, who had given a poll boycott call, during the third of the five-phase polling for 11 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand assembly which registered 50-55 per cent turn out on Tuesday.