Rajasthan Elections: Upset over EVM snag, Locals create ruckus in Jalore

Jaipur, Dec 7: Locals at two polling booths in Jalore’s Ahor constituency created ruckus on Friday after polling to elect a new assembly in Rajasthan was halted because of technical EVM malfunction.

Errors related to voting machines had been reported at several places in the state as voting started at 7 am.

On the hand, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal also had to stand in queue for last one hour to cast his vote, due to a technical glitch in the polling machine.

Voting started at 8 a.m., and will conclude at 5 p.m.

The main contest is between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.

Around 4.74 crore people will decide the fate of 2,274 candidates in the fray for the 200-member Assembly. Among 2,274 candidates — 189 women are contesting for 199 out of the 200 assembly constituencies.

The counting of votes will take place on December 11.


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