Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018 : 21.89% voter turnout recorded till 11 AM; Voting underway
Amid stringent security setup, polling for Rajasthan Assembly elections began for all 199 seats out of 200. The voting which began at 8 am will culminate at 5 pm. The election in Alwar district’s Ramgarh constituency has been postponed due to the death of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate Laxman Singh.
As many as 2,274 candidates including 187 women are in the fray for 199 out of the 200 assembly constituencies in Rajasthan. There are a total of 4,77,89,815 voters in the state among whom, 2,28,28,018 are female and 2,49,61,560 male voters.
The BJP is contesting on all seats while the Congress has left five seats for its allies. The BSP has fielded 190 candidates, the CPM 28 and the CPI 16. Importantly, there are a total of 830 independent candidates. In the current House, the BJP has 160 seats and the Congress 25.
PostedOn: 07 Dec 2018
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