Gujarat civic polls 2021 LIVE updates: Elections are being held to 575 seats with every ward having 4 corporators. A complete of two,276 candidates are within the fray
Gujarat civic polls 2021 Newest updates: Voting for 575 seats in six municipal firms of Gujarat will happen right this moment and 1.14 crore voters — 60.60 lakh males and 54.06 lakh ladies — are eligible to train their franchise.
Voting within the civic polls in six main cities of Gujarat might be held between 7 am and 5 pm on Sunday amid tight safety and adherence to COVID-19 norms, officers mentioned.
The municipal company elections in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar are being seen as a check for Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani as it could set the tone for the Meeting polls slated for subsequent yr.
Votes might be solid for a complete of 575 seats with every ward having 4 corporators, and a couple of,276 candidates, comprising 577 from the BJP, 566 from the Congress, 470 from AAP, 91 from NCP, 353 from different events and 228 Independents, are within the fray, officers knowledgeable.
“The overall variety of voters within the six cities stands at 1.14 crore, comprising 60.60 lakh males and 54.06 lakh ladies.
Of the 11,121 polling cubicles, 2,255 are delicate and 1,188 have been designated as very delicate,” a ballot official mentioned.
Votes might be counted on 23 February, following which, on 28 February, polls to 31 district and 231 taluka panchayats, in addition to 81 municipalities might be held, he added.
Through the marketing campaign, the BJP performed the “growth” card, whereas the Congress, which has been out of energy in these native our bodies for a very long time now, cited “lack of facilities” and the latest gas worth hike to show the tide.
The Aam Aadmi Celebration has claimed it could be an efficient various to the BJP and Congress, whereas Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM will make its native our bodies ballot debut having fielded 21 candidates in six wards in Ahmedabad.
Rupani, who examined constructive for coronavirus in the course of the marketing campaign, perhaps discharged from hospital later within the evening and is prone to vote in his hometown Rajkot on Sunday.
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