*Election Commission Data:

Nearly 61.90 percent voter turnout was recorded till 5 pm in the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand on Monday, data shared by the Election Commission shows. 

Voting commenced at 7 am in Chatra, Hazaribag, and Koderma constituencies as part of the second phase of elections. It continued until 5 pm. 

Till 5 pm, Chatra recorded a voter turnout of 60.26 % Hazaribagh 63.66 %, and Koderma 61.60%. The overall turnout in the state was 61.90 %.

In Hazaribagh, villagers boycotted polling at booths 183 and 184 in Kusumbha village under Katkamdag due to unmet demands for a bridge, reported PTI.  

The fifth phase involves 22 candidates in Chatra, 15 in Koderma, and 17 in Hazaribag. About 58.34 lakh voters, including 28.35 lakh women, are eligible to vote in these constituencies.

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