Jharkhand’s 13 Maoist Assembly constituencies go to poll on Tuesday

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The first phase of Assembly poll in 13 of total 81 constituencies is slated to take place on Tuesday.

Since all 13 constituencies were affected by the Maoists,the security forces were deployed in strength to conduct the Assembly poll peacefully.

Official records show 33,61,938 electorates comprising 15,77,090 women,are empowered to exercise their franchise and elect their representatives from among 199 candidates in the fray in these 13 constituencies.

Other facts about these 13 constituencies including Daltonganj, Garhwa, Chatra and Latehar are : in all, there are 3,900 polling booths;35,425 polling personnel were deployed;and 18 women and 72 men candidates are in the electoral race in this phase.

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