Chief electoral officer Ashok Jain said besides few small incidents, polling went on peacefully.
“The voter turnout by 7pm is 74% and on. The voting figure is high compared to the one for the 2003 assembly polls, which was 67.5%,” he added.
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Around 12 people were arrested. On complaints from some polling booths, he said the issues had been settled.
Complaints of some Dalit organisations would be checked and then action taken, he added.
On the demand for re-poll by political parties and organisations he said, “There is a process for re-polling … a decision will be taken, if required.”
Incidents of violence were reported mostly in eastern Rajasthan, dominated by the Meena-Gurjar communities.
Dalits were allegedly threatened and prevented from voting by people belonging to dominant castes in assembly constituencies of Dausa, Alwar, Rajsamand, Bharatpur, Pali, Dholpur, Ajmer and Sawai Madhopur.