Jaipur, Apr 28 UNI | 3 months ago

Heavy turnout of voters reported at a polling booth near Niwai under the Tonk-Sawai Madhopur parliamentary constituency where re-polling was held today.

Repoll was ordered at booth No 208 in Arnia village near Niwai town following irregularities during the polling on April 24.

Over 97 per cent of the voters cast their ballot at the booth by 1330 hrs today, an election office spokesman said here.

The polling was held in the constituency on Thursday last along with four other constituencies of Alwar, Dausa(ST), Karauli-Dholpur(SC) and Bharatpur(SC) in the second phase.

The first phase of polling was held on April 17 in 20 of the 25 constituencies in the state.

(Posted on 28-04-2014)