Over 42, 000 polling booths have been set up for 3, 62,19,481 eligible voters to exercise their franchise in the state. The ruling BJP has fielded candidates for 193 seats, while the opposition Congress, has fielded candidates for all the 200 assembly seats. There are also 1023 independent candidates in the fray.
Leader of Opposition in the state Ashok Gehlot looks to replace Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje's regime on issues of corruption and development.
The present Government in Rajasthan is being criticised for the serial bomb blast which shook Jaipur on May 13, 2008.