16/10/2015 9:26 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Bihar Polls: PM Modi Urges People To Vote In Large Numbers In Second Phase

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BHAGALAPUR, INDIA - OCTOBER 12: Voters pose with their cards for picture as they wait in a long queue to cast their votes during the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls, at Durgacharan High School on October 12, 2015 in Bhagalpur, India. An estimated 57 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections in 49 constituencies which was violence-free note today. (Photo by Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- With the second phase of the Bihar Assembly elections underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the people of the state to vote in large numbers.

"Today is the second phase of polling in the Assembly elections and I appeal to everyone to cast their votes without fail," The Prime Minister tweeted.

Polling for the second phase of the five-phase Bihar Assembly elections began at 7 am amid tight security in 32 constituencies spread over six districts on Friday.

A total of 86,13,870 voters from Kaimur, Rohtas, Arwal, Jehanabad, Aurangabad and Gaya districts will decide the fate 456 candidates.

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