Gujarat Police has denied permission to PM Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for holding roadshow in Ahmedabad citing law and order and public inconvenience. There was a possibility of some overlap between PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi's roadshows. PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi were supposed to hold roadshows in Ahmedabad on Monday and Tuesday respectively. The first phase of voting was over on December 9. Election Commission of India said that 68 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the first phase of Gujarat Election 2017.