Bihar Election: Women Voters Outnumber Men in First Phase
Updated: October 12, 2015 23:47 IST
Women turned out in larger numbers to vote than men - 59.5 per cent of the women voted and 54.5 per cent of the men. There were 1.35 crore voters in this phase.
More voting was witnessed in all 10 districts in which women voter turnout was more than the male in today's balloting. (PTI Photo)
The first phase of the Bihar assembly elections today saw a voter turnout of 57 per cent. Polling was held for 49 of 243 constituencies on the state. (PTI Photo)
Voters wait in queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Samastipur on Monday, October 12, 2015 during the first phase of Bihar assembly elections. (PTI Photo)
A polling officer putting ink mark on a voter's finger at a polling station in Begusarai during the first phase of Bihar assembly elections. (PTI Photo)
A security person keeps vigil as voters wait in queues to cast votes at a polling station during Bihar assembly elections in Begusarai. Added to the tight security detail for today's election was the deployment of three drones. (PTI Photo)