Gujarat Election Phase 2 Updates: 60.94% Voter turnout recorded in final phase, down from 70% in 2017
Ahmedabad, Dec 05: A moderate voter turnout of 60.94 per cent was recorded in the second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections covering 93 seats across 14 districts of north and central regions on Monday, the Election Commission (EC) said, a sharp drop from 70 per cent polling registered in these constituencies in 2017.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate Isudan Gadhvi and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Sukhram Rathva were among those who cast votes. The counting of votes will be held on December 8.
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50.51% voter turnout recorded till 3pm in the second and the last phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections: Election Commission of India pic.twitter.com/Q0qjoNQael— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2022
A differently-abled voter casts his vote for the second phase of #GujaratAssemblyPolls in Nadiad, Kheda— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2022
"I lost both my hands 20 years ago in an accident but that did never stop me from casting my vote. I use my feet to vote now," said Ankit Soni pic.twitter.com/mJW7IhWqRl
Women in Command: An all women manged Polling Station (Sakhi Booth) in Gandhinagar district. In phase 2, 651 such Polling stations are being set up across 93ACs.#GujaratElections2022 #GujaratAssemblyPolls #ECI pic.twitter.com/6rqTNBS2JD— Election Commission of India #SVEEP (@ECISVEEP) December 5, 2022
Elderly Voters being facilitated by volunteers at the Polling stations during ongoing bye elections in 21- Sardarshahr AC of #Rajasthan. #AccessibleElections #EveryVoteMatters #ECI #ByElections2022 pic.twitter.com/fyhmqe7l9T— Election Commission of India #SVEEP (@ECISVEEP) December 5, 2022
"I voted"— Election Commission of India #SVEEP (@ECISVEEP) December 5, 2022
The pure joy of voting displayed by an elderly voter as she shows her #InkedFinger
Take inspiration from her & #GoCast your vote!
"वोट देने ज़रूर जायें"! #GujaratElections2022#GoVote#GujaratAssemblyPolls #GujaratElections #ECI pic.twitter.com/HBtpVwAiPs
#GujaratAssemblyPolls | Police bring the situation under control at Keshavpura polling station under Anklav assembly constituency in Anand where a scuffle between BJP and Congress workers reportedly took place during polling. pic.twitter.com/xLAOU3XZVP— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2022
If there's still a wave, what's the need to camp here? In Ahmedabad, people missed trains & flights and couldn't reach hospitals as PM Modi had 35 km long road shows. Manmohan Singh used to go to Punjab, do 1-2 public rallies & Cong used to come to power. There's no wave: S Gohil pic.twitter.com/vMj26Yc3ot— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2022