A polling agent of a BJP candidate died due to suspected cardiac arrest in Pali district of Rajasthan on Saturday.

Polling for the Rajasthan assembly elections began at 7 am on Saturday.

An official said Shanti Lal, a polling agent at booth number 47 in the Sumerpur assembly constituency, collapsed at the centre.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital and then to the district hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

“Suspected cause is heart attack,” the official said.