Arun Lata Sharma

Sitamarhi : The third phase of Panchayat elections in Sitamarhi District in North Bihar passed off peacefully. It was fourth phase of Panchayat polls at state level.

The elections was held under Dumra block in Sitamarhi amid tight security arrangements. Sitamarhi DM Sunil Kumar Yadav and SP Har Kishore Rai visited several booths on on October 20, 2021. There are 19 Panchayats and 262 polling booths in Dumra. This block has 1,64,629 voters. Altogether 2,404 candidates are in the election fray.
The administrative arrangements were quite tight to tackle law and order during the polls with special attention to naxal and other sensitive areas.
The inclement weather did not dampen the mood of voters. Women voters participated in the election process in great spirit and happiness.