Published On: Wed, Oct 28th, 2015

Voters Turnout 45% By 3 PM; Arun Jaitley Says Youth, Women In Bihar With BJP

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People in tens and thousands are seen in TV footage standing in serpentine queues at polling stations from morning 7 a.m. in the third phase out of five of the staggered Bihar assembly elections across six districts – Bhojpur, Buxar, Nalanda, Patna, Saran and Vaishali.

By 3 p.m. the turnout of voters was 45.59 percent.

Voters Turnout 34 percent By 1 PM; Arun Jaitley Says Youth, Women In Bihar With BJP

Meanwhile, finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said all the arithmetic has failed in the Bihar election and also the basic chemistry has changed. He reminded the youth and women of the state are with them in large numbers.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the state wants to move ahead and so the people here are looking for change.

Yesterday, at a book launch function in New Delhi, Arun Shourie, a minister in the first NDA government, described the PMO as weak.

Similarly, Shatrughan Sinha, MP from Patna Sahib constituency and former minister on BJP ticket, too has accused the party few times in recent past for not inviting him to election meetings.

A senior BJP leader campaigning in the state said, “Let Bihar elections get over and then the party will decide about Shatrughan Sinha. Some steps should not be surprising.”

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