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Rajasthan Election 2018: Vehicles set ablaze after clash broke out between 2 groups at Sikar's Fatehpur polling booth

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 December 2018, 16:09 IST

Ahead of assembly election in Rajasthan, clashes broke out between two groups at a polling booth at Subhash school in Sikar's Fatehpur, ANI reported. Vehicles were set ablaze & vandalised in a clash following which voting remained affected for 30 minutes. Miscreants were later removed from the spot by police & voting resumed.

The polling in the desert state started at 8 am and will end at 5 pm. Several voters from senior citizen to first-time voters came ahead to casts their vote. The situation in the state is now under control after the clash. Clash reportedly broke out between Congress party workers with those of the RLP in Rajasthan.

EVM Malfunctions were reported from polling booth the lead to the delay in casting votes for the voters. Ahead of assembly polls, Congress is counting on anti-incumbency to win in Rajasthan, it is a big challenge for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to retain its power as the northern state has always voted out the incumbent government for more than two decades.

The polling in the will end by 5 pm, wherein voters will decide the fate of 2,274 candidates who are in the fray for 199 out of the 200 assembly constituencies of Rajasthan. Counting of votes is on December 11.

Also read: Rajasthan Exit Polls 2018: Will Congress oust CM Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government? All you need to know!

First published: 7 December 2018, 16:09 IST
 
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