Rajasthan election: EVMs malfunction in Jalore, voters create ruckus (Video)
New Delhi: There have been reports of Electronic Voting Machine glitches in Rajasthan where polling for 199 assembly seats across began at 8 am this morning.
While an EVM has been replaced at polling booth number 172 in Kisamidesar in Bikaner over a technical issue, voting is yet to begin in polling booth no. 253 and 254 in Ahor in Jalore district due to malfunctioning EVM.
According to ANI, voters created ruckus at these polling booths as voting has been halted following EVM malfunction. The voter turnout in Rajasthan has been recorded at 22% per cent till 11 AM.
Election officials said 2,274 candidates are contesting in Rajasthan which has 4.74 crore registered voters. About 1.44 lakh security personnel have been deployed for polling day. The state assembly has 200 seats, but the election in Alwar district’s Ramgarh constituency has been put off due to the death of Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Laxman Singh.