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.
— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018
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.