The date for Gujarat assembly election 2017 has been announced. It will be a 2 phases election. The assembly election will be contested for all the 182 seats in the Gujarat Assembly. Counting for both phases will be on December 18, 2017
Here is the detailed Schedule for Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017:
|Date of notification||November 14, 2017|
|Last date for nomination filing||November 21, 2017|
|Scrutiny of nominations||November 22, 2017|
|Withdrawal of nominations||November 24, 2017|
|Election Date||December 09, 2017|
|Total Seats||89 Seats|
|Date of notification||November 20, 2017|
|Last date for nomination filing||November 27, 2017|
|Scrutiny of nominations||November 28, 2017|
|Withdrawal of nominations||November 30, 2017|
|Election Date||December 14, 2017|
|Total Seats||93 Seats|
In Last Term, Elections were held in two phases, the first on 13 December and second on 17 December 2012. This year also the elections might take place in November-December 2017.
This year election commission will add 3000 new polling booths to existing 45000 booths. The election commission will publish their electoral list once it is updated.
In the special enrollment drive conducted during September-October, 2016, the Election Commission received 9.67 lakh applications from first-time voters. These includes applications from 3,979 persons who are in the age group of 70-79 years and an additional 956 voters who are octogenarians (80-plus age group) and will be voting for the first time in the Gujarat assembly election 2017. The next big concern for political parties is missing name of voters from electoral list.Almost 14 lakh voters missed chance to vote in Mumbai BMC election due to nonappearance of their name in voter list publish by election commission.
Read: Around 10 lakh voters to vote for first time for Gujarat assembly poll 2017
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