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Voting Begins for 5 LS Seats in Rajasthan

Polling began for five Lok Sabha constituencies amid tight security in second and final phase of elections in Rajasthan.

Published: 24th April 2014 10:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2014 10:31 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Polling began for five Lok Sabha constituencies amid tight security in second and final phase of elections in Rajasthan.     

The five LS seats where polling is underway are: Dausa,  Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli-Dholpur and Tonk-Sawaimadhopur LS  seats.           

Over 81 lakh voters are eligible to elect 5 MPs from 81  contestants, including two union ministers; Namonarayan Meena  (MoS finance) from Dausa, Jitendra Singh (MoS-sports) from  Alwar, and former cricketer Mohd Azaharruddin from  Tonk-Swaimadhopur.     

Total 9,112 polling booths, of which 2,674 declared as critical, are being guarded by 45,000 security personnel to ensure the free and fair poll, a CEO spokesman said.             

Polling in 20 of Rajasthan's 25 seats was held on April 17.



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