Rajasthan polls: 74.38% polling recorded (Pics)

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Jaipur, Dec 1: Rajasthan saw 74.38 per cent polling in the assembly elections by the end of the day on Sunday. One-hundred and ninety-nine assemblies went to the polls while the election in Churu was postponed owing to the death of a BSP candidate.

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The voting process was largely successful except a couple of trivial incidents in Bharatpur where attempts were made to capture two poll booths in Bharatpur. In Alwar, some men tried to disrupt the polling by trying to enter the polling booth and the security men fired in the air.

Pali saw a low turnout of 6.63 percent while Ajmer saw a poor turnout of 8.28 per cent. Jhalawar witnessed a voter turnout of over 37 per cent.

Chief Minister Ashok Gejlot said it would be a one-sided victory for the Congress in the polls as it would reap the benefits of the good work it has carried our over the last five years.

Fates of 2,087 candidates, including Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and BJP's chief ministerial candidate and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje will be decided in the polls. Over 4 crore people will cast their ballots in the polls, including 1.92 crore women. Seventeen lakh voters will vote for the first time in this election.

In Jaipur

A security jawan clicks pictures as people wait to cast their votes at a polling station in Jaipur during Rajasthan Assembly polls on December 1, 2013.

Vasundhara Raje in Bikaner

Rajasthan BJP president Vasundhara Raje during a Jan Sampark rally at Jhalawar in Bikaner on November 30. 2013.

In Jaipur

Poll officials check Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a distribution centre in Jaipur on Saturday, November 30, 2013, ahead of the polls.

In Jodhpur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot talks to women during an election campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in Rajasthan in Jodhpur on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan BJP chief Vasundhara Raje is garlanded at an election rally at Ratlai near Jhalawar on Friday, November 29, 2013.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during an election campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jodhpur, on Friday, November 29, 2013.

In Bikaner

Women security personnel leave for poll duty from a distribution centre in Bikaner on Friday, November 29, 2013, ahead of the assembly polls.

In Bikaner

Security personnel leave for poll duty from a distribution centre in Bikaner on Friday, November 29, 2013, ahead of the assembly elections.

In Bikaner

Poll officials carry Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other election materials at a distribution centre in Bikaner on Friday, November 29, 2013, ahead of the assembly polls.

In Jodhpur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during an election campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls in Jodhpur.

Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi meets supporters during his final election rally at Banswara ahead of the Rajasthan assembly elections

In Jodhpur

Women show their voter ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast their vote for the state assembly election in Jodhpur on Sunday.

In Jodhpur

Eunuchs showing their voter id cards for Rajasthan assembly elections at a polling booth in Jodhpur on Sunday.

In Jodhpur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot casts his vote in Jodhpur on Sunday.

In Jodhpur

Muslim women show their ink-marked fingers after casting their votes for state assembly elections in Jodhpur on Sunday.

In Jodhpur

People stand in a queue to cast their vote in Jodhpur on Sunday.

In Jodhpur

People queue up at a polling booth to caste their vote during the state assembly elections in Ajmer on Sunday.

In Jodhpur

Women voters line up outside a polling station to caste their votes during assembly elections in a village in Ajmer on Sunday.

In Jaipur

People stand in queues to cast their vote for state assembly elections in Jaipur on Sunday.

In Jaipur

A security man keeps watch as voters queue up to cast their votes during the state assembly elections in Jaipur on Sunday.

In Jaipur

Burqa clad women wait in a queue to cast votes at a polling station in Jaipur during Rajasthan Assembly polls on Sunday.

In Jaipur

Burqa clad women wait in a queue to cast votes at a polling station in Jaipur during Rajasthan Assembly polls on Sunday.

In Jaipur

An elderly voter is carried by a relative as women voters wait in a queue to cast votes at a polling station in Jaipur during Rajasthan Assembly polls on Sunday.

In Jaipur

An old woman is carried by her son to cast her vote in Jaipur on Sunday.

In Bikaner

A Muslim woman shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote during Assembly elections in Bikaner on Sunday.

In Bikaner

An elderly woman voter shows her ink-marked finger after casting vote at a polling station in Bikaner during Rajasthan Assembly polls on Sunday.

In Jaipur

An old woman being carried by her son to a polling station to cast her vote in the state assembly elections in Bikaner on Sunday.

In Rajasthan

BJP leader Vasundhara Raje casting her vote from Jhalawar in Rajsthan on Sunday.

In Bikaner

Women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Bikaner during Rajasthan Assembly polls on Sunday.

In Bikaner

BJP candidate Siddhi Kumari with her mother and grandmother before casting vote at a polling station in Bikaner during Rajasthan Assembly polls on Sunday.

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