Rajasthan: 579 withdraw from Dec 7 fray

Jaipur, Nov 22 (UNI) As many as 579 candidates withdrew from fray for December 7 Assembly polls in various constituencies in Rajasthan.

Nominations of 2,873 candidates were found valid and in order during scrutiny on Tuesday. After withdrawal 2,294 contestants remained in the fray.

The deadline for withdrawals passed off at 1500 hrs on Thursday afternoon.

Elections are to be held for 200 seats of state legislature on December 7. Counting of votes will be held on December 11.

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