Rajasthan witnesses 20 per cent polling till noon
Around 20 per cent of the 3.69 crore electorate cast their votes till 1200 hrs in the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan today.india Updated: May 07, 2009 12:44 IST
Around 20 per cent of the 3.69 crore electorate cast their votes till 1200 hrs in the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan on Thursday.
Dausa, Sawaimadhopur-Tonk, Karauli-Dholpur, Jhalawar and Jodhpur constituencies recorded a maximum of 20 per cent each, an election department spokesman said.
Others, including Bharatpur, Alwar and Jaipur, recorded 17 to 20 per cent voter turnout, he said.
Prominent candidates in the fray include Congress leader Sachin Pilot from Ajmer Lok Sabha seat, Union Minister Sis Ram Ola (Jhunjhunu), Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla and Union Minister Namo Narayan Meena (Sawai Madhopur-Tonk ), Girija Vyas (Chittorgarh) and Dushyant Singh, son of Vasundhara Raje, from Jhalawar-Baran.