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Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results 2022 Highlights: Bhupendra Patel set to return as CM, wins by a margin of 1.92 lakh votes

Gujarat Ghatlodia Assembly Election Results 2022 Highlights: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was contesting against against Amee Yagnik of Congress and Vijay Patel of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results 2022 Highlights: Bhupendra Patel set to return as CM, wins by a margin of 1.92 lakh votes
Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel held a roadshow in Ghatlodiya constituency on last day of Gujarat state election campaign. (Express photo | File)

Gujarat Ghatlodia Assembly Election Results 2022 Highlights: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel defeated his nearest rival Amee Yagnik of the Congress in the Ghatlodia seat in Ahmedabad city by a record margin of 1.92 lakh votes. Bhupendra Patel got 205867 votes, and Amee Yagnik got 20418 votes. AAP candidate Vijay Patel got 15470 seats. Patidar-dominated Ghatlodia, which is part of the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, has given Gujarat two chief ministers – Bhupendra Patel and Anandiben Patel.

Also Read: Gujarat Election Result 2022 Live Updates: Counting of votes for 182 constituencies of Gujarat from 8 am

In 2017, despite the Patidar quota agitation, Bhupendra Patel had won the seat with a huge margin of 1.17 lakh votes defeating Shashikant Patel. The BJP has already announced that Patel will be given the top post again after this election. Ghatlodia, which has around 3.70 lakh voters, became a new assembly constituency following the delimitation exercise undertaken in 2012. Earlier, it was a part of Sarkhej constituency. In 2012, Anandiben Patel – then chief minister of Gujarat — had won the seat with margin of more than 1.1 lakh.

Ghatlodia is one of the key assembly constituencies in Gujarat in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly. The Ghatlodia constituency in Ahmedabad district went to polls in the second phase of Gujarat elections on December 5. This was one of the 99 seats that were won by the BJP in 2017. 

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Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results Highlights: Electoral contest was between BJP leader and Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Amee Yagnik of Congress and Vijay Patel of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

17:28 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results: CM Patel wins big

13:44 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Results 2022: Anandiben won seat in 2012

Ghatlodia, which has around 3.70 lakh voters, became a new assembly constituency following the delimitation exercise undertaken in 2012. Earlier, it was a part of Sarkhej constituency.

In 2012, Anandiben Patel – then chief minister of Gujarat — had won the seat with margin of more than 1.1 lakh.

Besides Patidars, the other dominant social group comprise the Rabaris, who are classified as OBC and are mostly split between Congress and BJP.

13:44 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Gujarat Ghatlodia Results 2022: Patel heads for victory

Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel on Thursday headed for a second straight win from the urban constituency of Ghatlodia, where he had taken a comfortable lead over his nearest rival.

Patidar-dominated Ghatlodia, which is part of the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, has given Gujarat two chief ministers – Bhupendra Patel and Anandiben Patel. It is a stronghold of BJP.

In 2017, despite the Patidar quota agitation, Bhupendra Patel had won the seat with a huge margin of 1.17 lakh votes. The BJP has already announced that Patel will be given the top post again after this election.

12:21 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Gujarat Results Live: Round 10 of counting going on

In round 10 of counting, BJP leader and incumbent Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is leading with a huge margin of 73,536 votes, while Congress' Amee Yagnik has got 9,317 votes so far.

AAP candidate Vijay Patel has got 5,820 votes so far, and NOTA has got 1,402 votes in the Ghatlodia constituency number 41.

08:57 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Results Live: BJP leading in Ghatlodia

BJP is leading in Ghatlodia seat which is the constituency of incumbent CM Bhupendra Patel

08:32 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results Live: BJP has fielded candidates in all seats.

The ruling BJP contested all the 182 seats, while the new entrant in the state's political landscape, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), contested 181 seats. The main Opposition party, the Congress, contested 179 seats, while its alliance partner, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), contested two seats. A total of 1,621 candidates were in the fray.

08:31 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results Live: 37 Counting centres set up

Counting of votes for the high-stakes Gujarat Assembly polls began Thursday morning at 37 counting centres amid tight security and in the presence of Election Commission of India-appointed observers across the state.

While counting of postal ballots began at 8 am, counting of EVM votes will begin at 8.30 am.

The Commission has made elaborate security arrangements to ensure a smooth counting process. The entire counting process is being videotaped.

08:13 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Results Live: CM Bhupendra Patel leading

Bhupendra Patel leading from Ghatlodia. This is the biggest constituency in Gujarat in terms of population.

08:10 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Gujarat Election Results: Counting begins!

Counting for the 182-member Gujarat Assembly begins! The electoral contest in the constituency is between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and the new entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

07:03 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Ghatlodia Gujarat Election results Live: Welcome to our live blog!

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In the 2017 polls, the constituency number 41 saw the saffron party coming into power. Bhupendra Patel, Patel, who replaced Vijay Rupani as the chief minister in September 2021, won the seat in 2017 with a huge margin of 1,17,750. He defeated Shashikant Patel (Bhurabhai) who had secured 57,902 votes. The BJP candidate got a total of 1,75,652 votes, while the Congress candidate got 57,902 votes.

First published on: 07-12-2022 at 17:25 IST