Rajasthan Elections / Ruckus in Fatehpur Shekhawati, Rajasthan - stones pelted fiercely between two groups during voting.

Zoom News : Nov 25, 2023, 06:50 PM
Rajasthan Elections: There is an uproar in Fatehpur Shekhawati of Sikar amid voting for the assembly elections in Rajasthan. It is being told that the incident of stone pelting has come to light after tension between two groups in the locality behind Bochiwal Bhawan. After receiving information about the incident, a large number of police forces have reached the spot. Due to stone pelting, there is a situation of tension in the entire locality. Voting was also affected for some time due to stone pelting, but soon the situation came under control. Police forces have been deployed in the locality to maintain peace. Many senior police officers are also present at the spot.

Controversy started over fake voting

According to the information, a dispute first started between the two parties regarding fake voting at Bochiwal Bhawan polling booth. After this, supporters of Congress candidate Hakam Ali Khan and independent candidate Madhusudan Bhinda came face to face and started pelting stones at each other. Stone pelting continued on both sides for about half an hour. Many people have also been detained from the spot.

Leaders of many parties reaching the spot after the incident

After receiving information about stone pelting, many police officers including DSP Rampratap Vishnoi and Kotwal Indrajal Marodiriya are on the spot. At the same time, independent candidate Madhusudan Bhinda and leaders of other parties are reaching the spot.

Let us tell you that votes are being cast today on 199 out of 200 seats of Rajasthan Assembly. Voting started from 7 am itself. In view of the elections, tight security arrangements have already been made at the polling booth. Due to this incident of stone pelting, there was a situation of chaos at the polling booth for some time. However, soon the situation became normal and voting is going on.

Controversy over Bochiwal Bhawan polling booth

According to the information, there was a dispute between the two parties regarding fake voting at Bochiwal Bhawan polling booth. Here the dispute regarding fake voting in Ward 40 escalated so much that stone pelting took place between the two parties for about half an hour. Stone pelting continued for half an hour near a religious place. Sikar police team including DYSP Rampratap Vishnai and Kotwal reached the spot. During this time, a stone also hit the head of police constable Rakesh. The police force is busy in pacifying the matter. Many people were detained from the spot. Leaders of other parties including candidate Madhusudan Bhinda have reached the spot.

Voting is taking place for 199 seats

Let us tell you that voting is taking place today for 199 assembly seats in Rajasthan. Many leaders including Governor Kalraj Mishra and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot cast their votes. Governor Kalraj Mishra and First Lady Satyawati Mishra cast their vote at a polling booth in C Scheme area of Jaipur. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reached a polling booth in Jodhpur with his family to cast his vote. After casting his vote, he made the 'Vijay' sign and claimed that Congress government will be formed in the state once again.

Former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot also cast his vote at a polling booth in Jaipur. Assembly Speaker Dr. CP Joshi cast his vote in his constituency Nathdwara. At the same time, BJP state president CP Joshi cast his vote in Chittorgarh, former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in Jhalawar, Union Minister Gajendra Singh in Jodhpur, Union Minister Kailash Choudhary in Balotra. Assam Governor Gulabchand Kataria along with his wife Anita Kataria reached the booth of Udaipur Rural Assembly constituency to vote. Top officials of the state administrative staff also voted. State Chief Secretary Usha Sharma and Director General of Police Umesh Mishra voted in Jaipur.

More than 1.70 lakh security personnel deployed

Voting for 199 assembly seats in Rajasthan started at 7 am. More than 50 thousand polling stations have been set up at a total of 36,101 places for voting where there are 5,26,90,146 voters. A total of 1862 candidates are in the fray. According to officials, more than 1.70 lakh security personnel, including 70,000 Rajasthan Police personnel, have been deployed to ensure peaceful voting. At the same time, a total of 2,74,846 polling personnel are involved in the voting process. There are a total of 200 assembly seats in the state but the elections for Karanpur seat in Ganganagar district have been postponed after the death of Congress candidate Gurmeet Singh Kunnar.