Jharkhand Polls: Chidambaram Urges People to Vote Fearlessly

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has asked voters of Jharkhand to come out and cast their franchise fearlessly in the third phase of assembly elections.

“I would appeal to the voters in Jharkhand to repose confidence in the measures that have been taken and turn out in large numbers to vote and elect candidates of their choice,” Chidambaram said in a statement.

Chidambaram said that state government and the security forces are prepared to ensure peaceful, free and fair elections in the state.

It may be mentioned that 11 constituencies of the state will to polls on Tuesday.

“I recall with satisfaction that in the first phase the turnout was 53.1 per cent and in the second phase the turnout was 58.8 per cent. This was due to the administrative and security measures taken by the Election Commission. I am confident that the third phase also will witness an impressive turnout,” the Minister said.

“Let us remember that elections constitute the foundation of a democracy and it is important that every voter plays his or her part in strengthening this foundation,” Chidambaram said.

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