In Bihar assembly election, BJP candidate and international shooter Shreyasi Singh from Jamui exercised his franchise at a polling station in Naya village. After the vote, Shreyasi appealed to the people to leave their homes and exercise the franchise. Shreyasi said- ‘First vote then refreshment’.
First phase elections are going to be held in Bihar on Wednesday. Polling is being held in 71 seats in 16 districts in this phase. It is included in the Jamui seat of Shreyasi Singh. Apart from Shreyasi Singh, the fate of 1066 candidates will be sealed in EVMs in this phase. The candidates include 952 male and 114 female candidates, including eight ministers.
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Bihar: BJP candidate from Jamui and Shooter Shreyasi Singh casts her vote at a polling booth in Naya Gaon area of the district. pic.twitter.com/zBe2DQOeio
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The eight ministers whose fate is to be decided in the first phase include Agriculture Minister Prem Kumar, Education Minister Krishnanandan Prasad Verma, Rural Affairs Minister Shailesh Kumar, Science and Technology Minister Jayakumar Singh, Land Reforms and Revenue Minister Ram Narayan Mandal, Labor Minister Vijay Kumar Sinha, Mining Minister Brijkishore Bind, Transport Minister Santosh Kumar Nirala. 2 crore 14 lakh 84 thousand 787 voters of the state will exercise their franchise for the first phase election.