The first phase of Gujarat election 2017 have started and people of Gujarat is on the way to elect their next government.
The first phase of the Gujarat election is being held on the 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions. A total of 977 candidates are in the battle of first phase of Gujarat elections.
Phase 1 of Gujarat polls begin. Urging all those voting today to turnout in record numbers and vote. I particularly call upon youngsters to exercise their franchise.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 9, 2017
Prominent candidates include BJP’s Vijay Rupani, Congress’s Shaktisinh Gohil and Paresh Dhanani.
The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) has been in power in Gujarat for 22 years. PM Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, vice president of congress ran a high campaign ahead of the Gujarat elections.
The Election Commission said that, ” In the first phase of Gujarat election, 2.12 crore people are eligible to vote.”
The people of Gujarat have started voting for the first phase of Gujarat election.
There are reports of EVM malfunctioning too in the first phase of Gujarat elections.
There are reports of EVM malfunctioning in several polling stations. Request the Election Commission to take necessary action immediately
— Ahmed Patel (@ahmedpatel) December 9, 2017
Candidates with criminal cases in Gujarat election- phase 1
— NDTV (@ndtv) December 9, 2017
The voting of first phase of Gujarat Elections will close at 5 pm today.