The BSP candidate in Alwar district’s Ramgarh constituency in Rajasthan expired of cardiac arrest on Thursday, an official stated. Following the death of Laxman Singh, 62, elections will now take place in 199 out of the total 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan.
“BSP candidate Laxman Singh died Thursday morning. Elections are postponed on the demise of any candidate and next date of the election on the seat will be notified by the Election Commission of India,” Pankaj Kumar, returning officer of Ramgarh, told PTI.
In Ramgarh constituency, there were as many as 21 candidates in the fray.
Rajasthan is going to polls on December 7.