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Gujarat Assembly Elections Highlights: Voting for Phase 2 on December 5; PM Modi, Amit Shah to cast votes in Ahmedabad

Campaigning for the second phase of the Assembly Elections drew to an end on Saturday with top leaders like Smriti Irani, Yogi Adityanath, and Bhagwant Mann visiting the state

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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ahmedabad on Sunday evening for exercising his franchise in the second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on December 5. The prime minister will cast his vote at a polling station set up at a high school in Ranip locality in Ahmedabad city on Monday morning, an official said. Union Home Minister and BJP MP Amit Shah will cast his vote at a municipal sub-zonal office in Naranpura locality of the city. After landing at the Ahmedabad airport in the evening the prime minister proceeded to meet his centenarian mother Hiraba at her residence in Raisan area of Gandhinagar and sought her blessings.

Voting for 93 of 182 seats in the Gujarat Assembly polls is set to be held in the second and final phase on December 5. The counting of votes will be taken up on December 8. Meanwhile, BJP chief CR Patil on Sunday said that the party will break all the previous records in the Assembly polls to retain power. Whereas, Gujarat Congress incharge Raghu Sharma cited the “pattern” of the December 1 first phase voting to claim it will form the next government.

Top leaders visited Gujarat on Saturday as campaigning for the second phase of the Assembly Elections drew to an end. Union Minister Smriti Irani, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and actor Manoj Joshi held public rallies in the state for the saffron party, while Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, AAP’s Gujarat CM candidate Isudhan Gadvi, and leader Gopal Italia also continued their campaigns. BJP’s star campaigner Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his campaign for the party on Friday. He has addressed over 31 rallies and led three big roadshows in Gujarat, including a mass one in Ahmedabad on Thursday which the party described as the “longest and largest” in the country. 

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First published on: 03-12-2022 at 10:56 IST
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