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Election day in Dumka and Bermo

Voters flock in numbers to exercise their democratic right maintaining all Covid-19 protocols



Voters armed with masks stands maintaining social distancing to cast their vote at a polling booth in Bermo on Tuesday.
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Voters armed with masks stands maintaining social distancing to cast their vote at a polling booth in Bermo on Tuesday.
Picture by Manob Chowdhary
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The estimated voter turnout till 3 pm stands at 56.30 per cent for Bokaro district and 59.10 per cent for Dumka district, election officials said

Polling began at 7 am and no untoward incident has been reported so far, they said.

Electors were seen standing in queues in polling booths by maintaining social distancing. They were given masks, sanitiser and gloves, the officials said.

The seat in Bermo fell vacant after veteran Congress legislator Rajendra Prasad Singh died of illness in May, prompting the party to field his son Jaimangal Singh for the seat.
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The seat in Bermo fell vacant after veteran Congress legislator Rajendra Prasad Singh died of illness in May, prompting the party to field his son Jaimangal Singh for the seat.
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CRPF personnel on standby at a polling booth in Bermo on Tuesday.
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CRPF personnel on standby at a polling booth in Bermo on Tuesday.
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Voters wait in queue to cast their vote at a polling booth in Dumka on Tuesday.
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Voters wait in queue to cast their vote at a polling booth in Dumka on Tuesday.
Picture by Manob Chowdhary
The seat in Dumka was vacated after Hemant Soren registered victory from two seats and retained Barhait.
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The seat in Dumka was vacated after Hemant Soren registered victory from two seats and retained Barhait.
Picture by Manob Chowdhary
While JMM has fielded Basant Soren, younger son of Shibu Soren from its traditional stronghold Dumka, BJP is banking on an experienced campaigner in the form of former minister Lois Marandi.
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While JMM has fielded Basant Soren, younger son of Shibu Soren from its traditional stronghold Dumka, BJP is banking on an experienced campaigner in the form of former minister Lois Marandi.
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The Covid guidelines have been taken care of with voters standing in marked circles made at a distance of 6 feet and being sanitized before entering the polling booths.
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The Covid guidelines have been taken care of with voters standing in marked circles made at a distance of 6 feet and being sanitized before entering the polling booths.
Picture by Manob Chowdhary
Senior officers of the district administration keeping an eye on every activity of polling stations from the control room in the collectorate.
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Senior officers of the district administration keeping an eye on every activity of polling stations from the control room in the collectorate.
Picture by Manob Chowdhary

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