Rahul Gandhi queues up to vote

RahulThere were 25 people ahead of Gandhi in the queue when he arrived at the booth at around 10:30 AM. (IE Photo)

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was among the high-profile people who queued up this morning to vote in the Delhi Assembly election.

Clad in a while kurta-pyjama and a half-jacket, Gandhi cast his ballot at booth number 88 at Aurangazeb Lane in New Delhi constituency from where Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit is contesting.

There were 25 people ahead of Gandhi in the queue when he arrived at the booth at around 10:30 AM.

The EVM at polling booth in Aurangazeb Lane, where Rahul cast his vote, malfunctioned earlier but was immediately rectified. Gandhi stood in the queue for around 32 minutes before his turn came to cast his vote.

The Congress Vice President had addressed two election rallies in the city one of which witnessed a low turnout.

Bharti Group chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal was among those who exercised their franchise at the Aurangazeb Lane booth in the morning. The elction is witnessing a triangular contest among Congress, BJP and newbie Aam Admi Party.

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