Lok Sabha election 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Phase 5, voting begins today

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Voting at the 1867 polling booths in Jaipur for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha election 2019 began at 7 am on Monday. There are 20 lakh voters in the parliamentary constituency of Jaipur. The main fight is between Ramcharan Bohra of the BJP and Jyoti Khandelwal of the Congress.

Apart from Jaipur, the voting at 11 other constituencies in Rajasthan has also started. The voting taking place at other constituencies along with Jaipur are Sriganganagar, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur rural, Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli, Dholpur, Dausa and Nagaur.

A total of 134 candidates including 118 males and 16 females are taking part in the 12 constituencies. In these constituencies, over 2.30 crore voters will go to poll in the fifth phase in Rajasthan. In the fourth phase, the voting percentage in the state was 61.80

Many traders and industrial associations and shopkeepers have declared half-day off to reach polling booths for voting.