Bihar votes

Patna, April 17: Voting began Thursday for seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.

An 11,850,786-strong electorate, including 5,471,452 women are eligible to cast their ballot. A total of 117 candidates are in the fray.

Balloting is taking place in 11,846 polling booths and 94,040 polling personnel have been deployed.

This is the second round of voting in Bihar, where balloting is taking place in five phases.

The voter turnout in the first phase, where six constituencies went to the polls April 10, was 52 percent.