Assembly Election 2018: Rajasthan records nearly 60% voting till 3.00 pm
Jaipur: Rajasthan recorded nearly 60 per cent voting till 3 p.m on Friday to elect a new Rajasthan Assembly, an election official said.
The polling was largely peaceful barring a clash between Congress and BJP workers in Subhash school in Fatehpur where the two groups indulged in stone pelting.
- Two bikes were also torched during the violence before the situation was brought under control by police.
- About 4.74 crore people will decide the fate of 2,274 candidates in the fray for the 200-member Assembly.
- Of them, 189 women are contesting in 199 constituencies.
- There are also 20,20,156 first time voters in the state.
- The election in Alwar district’s Ramgarh constituency has been postponed due to the death of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate Laxman Singh.
- Polling that began at 8 a.m. will continue till 5 p.m.
- Counting of votes will take place on December 11 along with four other states — Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana.
- There were reports of technical hitch being reported in some of the polling stations.