Bihar polls: 49 percent polling recorded till 3 p.m.

Patna, Oct. 12 : Poll percentage of 49 percent was recorded till 3 p.m. during the first phase of polling in Bihar on Monday.

Polling for the first phase of the five-phase Assembly elections began today amid tight security in 49 constituencies spread over 10 districts.

The poll bound districts are Samastipur, Begusarai, Khagariya, Bhagalpur, Banka, Munger, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura, Nawada and Jamui.

Over 1.35 crore voters will decide the electoral fortune of 583 candidates, including 54 women in this phase. (ANI)