Jaipur: Balloting started on brisk note in Rajasthan's five Lok Sabha constituencies Thursday.
Rajasthan has 25 parliamentary constituencies, and in the second phase voting is being held in five constituencies of Bharatpur, Dausa, Tonk-Sawai Madhopur, Karauli-Dholpur and Alwar.
Long queues were seen since early morning as voters wanted to beat the heat in this desert state.
Union minister Jitendra Singh, who is contesting from Alwar constituency, was among the first to cast his vote.
"The polling has been peaceful so far and is expected to pick up later in the day," an election department official told IANS.