Rajasthan Assembly elections: Vehicles vandalised, set ablaze as two groups clash at polling booth in Sikar

The violence affected the voting procedure for 30 minutes.

Rajasthan Assembly elections: Vehicles vandalised, set ablaze as two groups clash at polling booth in Sikar
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Jaipur: Violence erupted in Rajasthan on Friday following a clash, amid polling for the state assembly elections. The clash broke out at a polling booth at Subhash school in Sikar's Fatehpur.

Vehicles were vandalised and set ablaze during the clash which broke out between two groups. The violence affected the voting procedure for 30 minutes.

Police later removed the miscreants from spot following which the voting was resumed.

Nearly 60 per cent of the 4.74 crore registered voters cast their vote by 3 pm in Rajasthan as the state witnessed brisk polling in the assembly elections on Friday.

With two hours still to go before the end of polling, 59.14 percentage of the votes had been cast, according to the Election Commission website.

Polling for 199 seats out of the total 200 in the assembly began at 8 am with voters lining up at 51,687 booths.

The results will be out on December 11, along with those from the other four states which saw Assembly elections in the past few weeks.

(With inputs from agencies)

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