Gujarat Election Dates Highlights: Two stages of voting on December 1 and 5, with results on December 8
In New Delhi: In December 2022, there will be two rounds of voting for the Gujarat Assembly. Rajiv Kumar, the chief election commissioner, announced on Thursday that the first and second phases of the Gujarat elections in 2022 will take place on December 1 and December 5, respectively.
The vote tally and subsequent announcement of the election results have been set for December 8.
Out of 182 seats up for election in the Gujarat Assembly in 2017, the BJP won 99 seats and the Congress 77. The BJP gained 127 seats in Gujarat’s 2002 elections, which were presided over by Narendra Modi. Following then, from 2007 to 2012, the BJP’s number varied between 115 and 117. Gujarat had two rounds of voting on December 9 and December 14. At that time, around 3 crore voters had cast ballots.
Live updates on the Gujarat Assembly Elections: The Election Commission stated on Thursday that the Gujarat Assembly elections will take place in two parts on December 1 and 5. The results will be made public on December 8.
News Highlights from the Gujarat Assembly Elections: The Election Commission stated on Thursday that the Gujarat Assembly elections will take place in two stages on December 1 and 5, with results being released on December 8. Of the 182 seats in the legislative Assembly, 89 will be up for election in the first round and 93 in the second. More than 4.9 crore voters are eligible to cast for this election. More than 51,000 voting places will be set up, more than 34,000 of which will be in rural areas.
Rajiv Kumar, the Chief Election Commissioner, first expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of the Morbi bridge disaster before publishing the schedule. He said that the catastrophe, which claimed at least 135 lives, led to a delay in the declaration of the election’s timeline.
The current term of the Gujarat Assembly ends on February 18, 2023. With the release of the election calendar, the Model Code of Conduct is put into effect throughout the state. The Central Armed Police Forces deployed 160 companies before to the elections.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress, and the Aam Aadmi Party are engaged in a three-cornered struggle in the eagerly anticipated, high-stakes elections (AAP). The BJP has controlled the state where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was born for more than 20 years. In the most recent election, the BJP won 99 seats, while the Congress won 77. The Congress received 49.05 percent of the vote to the BJP’s 42.97 percent. Over time, the BJP’s membership increased to 111, while the Congress’ membership fell to 62.