STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Urban local bodies polls underway in Rajasthan

According to that state election department, the polling started at 7 am and will continue till 5 pm.

Published: 16th November 2019 11:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th November 2019 11:23 AM   |  A+A-

EVM

Image for representational purpose only

By PTI

JAIPUR: Polling to elect about 2,100 ward councillors is underway in all 49 municipal bodies across Rajasthan on Saturday.

According to that state election department, the polling started at 7 am and will continue till 5 pm.

The election has been peaceful so far, an official of the department said.

A total of 7,944 candidates are in the fray in 49 civic bodies of the state.

The election department said that a total of 33.69 lakh voters, including 17.05 lakh men and 16.01 lakh women, will exercise their franchise on Saturday.

Counting of votes will be done on November 19.

Election for chairman and deputy chairman of local bodies will be held on November 26 and 27 respectively.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp