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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 Updates : LIVE

The first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections in 89 seats is currently underway. The 89 seats up for election are spread across 19 districts in Saurashtra-Kutch and the state’s south.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) reports that 788 candidates are running in the first phase.

Voting will take place today between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 14,382 polling locations. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has ruled Gujarat for the past 27 years, is attempting to retain power for the seventh time in a row.

In the 2017 election, the BJP won 48 of the 89 seats up for grabs in the first phase, the Congress won 40, and an independent candidate won one.

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56.88% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5 PM In First Phase


The first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections has concluded.


The first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections in 89 seats across 19 districts in the Saurashtra-Kutch and southern regions concluded at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
While final voting figures were not yet available, the Election Commission reported a 48.48% turnout until 3 p.m.

With the exception of a few minor incidents and reports of problems with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the voting process, which began at 8 a.m., was largely peaceful.
The second round of voting will take place on December 5, and the results will be on December 8.

Gujarat Elections: 34.38% voter turnout till 1 pm


A maximum number of people cast their votes till 1 pm in Dang and Tapi.

Polling is underway in 19 of the state’s 33 districts. Up to 34.38 per cent polling has been recorded till 1 pm. In Tapi district, 46.35 per cent people voted till 1 pm. After this, 46.22 percent people voted in Dang district. The lowest voter turnout of around 30 per cent was recorded in Botad, Jamanagar and Porbandar. Apart from this, 32 in Amreli, 35 in Bharuch, 32.74 in Bhavnagar, 33.89 in Devbhoomi Dwarka, 36 in Gir Somnath, 32.96 in Junagadh, 33.44 in Kutch, 38.61 in Morbi, 46.13 in Narmada, 39.20 in Navsari, 32.88 in Rajkot, Surat 33.10, 34.18 in Surendranagar and 38 per cent polling was recorded in Valsad.

26.5 % voter turnout recorded till 11 AM

Till 11 am, maximum polling was recorded in Tapi district at 26.5 percent, Dang district at 25 percent, Narmada at 23.73 percent, Tapi at 26.47 percent, Morbi at 22.27 percent. Apart from this, Devbhoomi Dwarka has the lowest 15.86 percent, Bharuch 17.57 percent, Jamnagar 17.85 percent, Valsad 19.57 percent, Navsari 21.79 percent, Amreli 19 percent, Bhavnagar 18.84 percent, Botad 18.50 percent, Junagadh 18.85 percent, Kutch 17.62 percent, Surendranagar 20.67 percent. Vote recorded.


11:17 AM : AAP candidate Alpesh Kathiriya casts his vote in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Polls, at a polling station in Surat.

10:41 AM : Union Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya interacts with villagers

10:29 AM : BJP leader & Union minister Parshottam Rupala votes in Amreli

09:51 AM : Gujarat vidhan sabha seats: Gujarat Home minister Harsh Sanghavi cast his vote in Surat

09:46 AM : Gujarat Elections 2022: 4.92% voter turnout recorded till 9 a

m in the first phase of Gujarat Elections

09:41 AM : Gujarat vidhan sabha seats: Senior citizens cast their votes

09:05 AM : Rivaba Jadeja casts her vote
Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s Wife Rivaba casts her vote, says BJP will win with good margin.

09:02 AM : Former CM Vijay Rupani casts his vote
Former Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and his wife Anjali Rupani cast their votes at a polling station in Rajkot.

08:48 AM : Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE: BJP looks to retain power seventh term in row
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has ruled Gujarat for 27 years, is trying to retain power in the state for the seventh term in a row.

08:47 AM : Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE: People want change, says Arjun Modhwadia

People have taken resolve to remove BJP. BJP knows about this that’s why they changed the cabinet, incl CM, a yr ago. There were corruption allegations against them. New Govt running just like that. So, people are in mood for change: Arjun Modhwadia, Congress

08:44 AM : Vijay Rupani urges people to cast their votes

I appeal to people to cast their votes. Voting is necessary to safeguard democracy. I am confident that BJP is going to form the Govt in Gujarat for the seventh time. People have love & respect for PM Modi, they won’t go anywhere else: Ex-Guj CM Vijay Rupani

08:28 AM : Congress MLA leaves carries gas cylinder to polling station
Congress MLA Paresh Dhanani leaves his residence, to cast his vote, with a gas cylinder on a bicycle underscoring the issue of high fuel prices.

08:28 AM : Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE: Voters queue up to cast their votes

08:28 AM : Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE: Voters queue up to cast their votes

08:07 AM : Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE: PM Modi urges voters to exercise their franchise

“Today is the first phase of the Gujarat elections. I call upon all those voting today, particularly first time voters to exercise their franchise in record numbers,” PM Modi said in a Tweet.

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