Rajasthan Election Live Updates: Voting begins, Gulab Chand Kataria offers prayers at Shiv temple
New Delhi: Voting for 199 seats in the Rajasthan assembly election is underway. In Rajasthan, around 52,000 polling booths, including at least one all-women booth in each constituency, have been set up. More than 2 lakh EVMs and VVPAT machines are being used for the polling.
As many as 2,274 candidates including 189 women are in the fray for 199 out of a total 200 constituencies in the state.
Nearly 4 crore 76 lakh voters will decide the political fate of around 2,200 candidates in these polls. For the differently-abled voters, ramps have been prepared at polling booths, with pick and drop facility. State Director General of Police OP Galhotra said, three-tier arrangements have been made to deal with any situation.
# 7:55 am: Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria offers prayers at Shiv temple in Udaipur before casting his vote.
# 7:31 am: Mock polling being conducted at booth no. 106 in Jodhpurâs Sardarpura constituency. Voting will begin at 8 am in the state.
# 6:45 am: Polling station in Jodhpur; voting for the state assembly elections will start at 8 am
# 06:26 am: Pink polling booth in Jhalawar; voting for the state assembly elections will start at 8 am.