Polling in 94 assembly constituencies across 17 districts in Bihar Assembly Election 2020 second phase took place today with a total voter turnout recorded at 53.51, according to the Election Commission. The polling percentage may rise further as voting continued beyond schedule in several places the commission informed. The combined voter turnout in the two phases was recorded at 53.79 per cent till 5 PM, the Commission said. In the corresponding constituencies which went to poll in the 2015 assembly polls, the turnout was 55.35 per cent, the EC said.
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