The State Election Commission informed on Monday that in the elections to the six municipal corporations of Gujarat, the turnout was 46.1 percent.
Votes will be counted tomorrow after voting on 575 seats of 6 municipal corporations in Gujarat on Sunday. Votes were counted on 192 seats in 48 wards of Ahmedabad, 120 seats in 30 wards of Surat, 76 seats in 19 wards of Vadodara, 72 seats in 18 wards of Rajkot, 52 seats in 13 wards of Bhavnagar and 64 seats in 16 wards of Jamnagar. Will.
The State Election Commission informed on Monday that in the elections to the six municipal corporations of Gujarat, the turnout was 46.1 percent. A total of 144 wards of Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar municipal corporations had voted on Sunday from 7 am to 6 pm. A release issued by the State Election Commission said that 46.1 percent voters cast their votes.
According to the final figures released by the Commission, Ahmedabad recorded the lowest turnout of 42.5 percent and Jamnagar 53.4 percent. Apart from this, there was 50.7 percent polling in Rajkot, 49.5 percent in Bhavnagar, 47.8 percent in Vadodara and 47.1 percent in Surat.
More than 1 crore voters voted
According to the release, out of a total of 1.14 crore registered voters in six cities, 52.83 lakh people voted on Sunday. By the way, the main contest in these elections is between the BJP and the Congress. BJP has been in these six bodies for quite some time. However, this time the Aam Aadmi Party has claimed that it will make this contest triangular. At the same time, AIMIM of Asaduddin Owaisi is also taking entry in Gujarat’s civic elections through these elections.
Around 32,000 police personnel were deployed during voting on 575 seats. In these six bodies, 2,276 candidates are in the fray. Apart from this, 9 candidates are contesting the by-election of Junagadh Municipal Corporation. In the civic elections, 577 of BJP, 566 of Congress, 470 of Aam Aadmi Party, 91 of NCP and 228 independents are in the fray. The counting of votes will take place on 23 February.
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