Gujarat election 2022, second phase Live: Polling begin

Gujarat election 2022, second phase Live: The second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections for 93 Assembly constituencies spread across 14 districts in north and central Gujarat began at 8 a.m. on Monday, amid tight security arrangements.

In the second phase of the Gujarat elections, 833 candidates from 61 parties will compete for the votes of over 2.51 crore voters. The Election Commission has set up 26,409 polling stations, and nearly 36,000 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used. To facilitate the polls, approximately 29,000 presiding officers and over 84,000 polling officers have been deployed in 14 districts.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ahmedabad on Sunday evening in preparation for the second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on December 5. According to an official, the prime minister will vote on Monday morning at a polling station set up in a high school in Ahmedabad’s Ranip neighbourhood.

Amit Shah, the union home minister and a member of the BJP, will vote at a municipal sub-zonal office in the city’s Naranpura neighborhood.

Gujarat election 2022, second phase Live:

10:53 am:

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, along with his wife, and son Jay Shah, arrived at a polling booth in Naranpura to cast his vote.

10:09 am:

Gujarat polls second phase: Voter turnout at 4.75 pc till 9 am, Gandhinagar highest with over 7 pc

9:26 am:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi votes in Ahmedabad in the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections at Nishan Public school, Ranip.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi votes in Ahmedabad in the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections at Nishan Public school, Ranip.

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