Gujarat Local Body Election 2021, Gujarat Municipal Election 2021 Voting New Updates: Polling for municipal corporations in six major cities of Gujarat took place on Sunday. The elections for municipal corporation happened in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar.
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Gujarat Local Body Election 2021 Polling News Updates: Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with his family members cast his vote at Naranpura Sub Zonal Office in Ahmedabad. Polling for municipal corporations in six major cities of Gujarat took place on Sunday. The elections for municipal corporation happened in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar.
Polling took place for a total of 575 seats with each ward having four corporators, and 2,276 candidates. Among the candidates are 577 from the BJP, 566 from Congress, 470 from AAP, 91 from NCP, 353 from other parties and 228 Independents. “The total number of voters in the six cities stands at 1.14 crore, comprising 60.60 lakh men and 54.06 lakh women. Of the 11,121 polling booths, 2,255 are sensitive and 1,188 have been designated as very sensitive,” a poll official was quoted as saying by PTI.
The counting of votes will take place on February 23.
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Gujarat civic polls: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be in Gujarat on Sunday to cast his vote in the municipal corporation election in Ahmedabad. Shah will cast his vote in Naranpura ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, the GujaratBJP said. It said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, currently under treatment for coronavirus at Ahmedabad's UN Mehta Heart Hospital, will cast his vote in a polling booth in Anil Gyan Mandir School in his hometown Rajkot. Rupani had collapsed on stage while campaigning for the civic polls last Sunday and was detected with COVID-19 the next day.