The second phase of polling began on Saturday in 20 constituencies in Jharkhand, which votes in five phases. While the voting exercise in 18 seats will end at 3 pm, voters in Jamshedpur (East) and Jamshedpur (West) constituencies can vote till 5 pm. There is tight security cover in this phase of polling as several constituencies are Naxal-affected. Among the high profile candidates in this phase is BJP Chief Minister Raghubar Das who is facing a challenge from his former cabinet colleague and independent candidate Saryu Roy from Jamshedpur (East) seat. The rest of the three phases will be held on December 12, 16 and 20. Counting will take place on December 23.