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About 63.25 % polls in first phase of LS Election polls in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Apr 19, 2014

In the first polling phase of Rajasthan elections held on 17th April 2014 for 20 Lok Sabha constituencies,Election Commission of Rajasthan said that about 63.25 % electors casted their votes.”It was mostly incident free poll barring a few incidents of party workers’ altercation and jostling in Bikaner, Ajmer and Jhunjhunu districts outside the booths over voters’ list or supermacy,” DGP-Law and Order Navdeep Singh told PTI here.

Ganganagar (SC) seat registered highest voter turn out of over 72.60 per cent, Barmer 71.6 , Ajmer 64, Jhalawar 61.5, Banswara 61.3, Jaipur 69.79, and Bikaner recorded the lowest of 57.9 per cent at the closing of polling.

The 20 Lok Sabha constituencies where polling was held include: Ganganagar, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur Rural, Jaipur, Ajmer, Nagaur, Pali, Jodhpur, Barmer, Jalore, Udaipur, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Kota, and Jhalawar-Baran.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje, cast her vote at the polling station set up in Topkhana school in Jhalawar. “I am expecting very good results. We set a mission 25 to win all the parliamentary constituencies in Rajasthan and I hope that we should win all constituencies,” Raje told reporters here.

Src- http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rajasthan-polls-first-phase-polling-ends-at-over-63-25-pc-114041701278_1.html

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