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Crucial fifth phase Bihar poll tomorrow

Patna: The crucial fifth phase Lok Sabha election in Bihar tomorrow will decide the fate of LJP president Ramvilas Paswan and Rabri Devi, former state chief minister Lalu Prasad's wife.Of the seven constituencies going to

PTI [ Updated: May 06, 2014 12:08 IST ]
crucial fifth phase bihar poll tomorrow
crucial fifth phase bihar poll tomorrow

Patna: The crucial fifth phase Lok Sabha election in Bihar tomorrow will decide the fate of LJP president Ramvilas Paswan and Rabri Devi, former state chief minister Lalu Prasad's wife.


Of the seven constituencies going to the poll, the two most important are Hajipur(SC) and Saran, both situated in the Gangetic plains of Bihar, from where Ramvilas Paswan and Rabri Devi are contesting. A total 118 candidates are contesting the seven seats.

The other five seats are: Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Maharajganj and Ujiyarpur.  

Polling would also be held in Chiraiya and Maharajganj assembly constituencies in this phase also.  After the end of this round of election, polling will be completed in 34 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.  

Five of the seven LS seats going to the poll had been won by JD(U) in 2009 while Saran and Maharajganj had gone to RJD.

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