Gujarat Election 2022 : Gujarat Assembly Elections Awaiting; The election program is likely to be released next week

Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 Dates: Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2022 was announced today by the Central Election Commission (Election Commission Of India). Gujarat Vidhansabha Election was likely to be announced today. But today no announcement has been made regarding Gujarat elections. It is expected that the program of Gujarat Assembly elections will be announced next week. Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections were likely to be held together. But now this possibility is gone.  

Political parties in Gujarat, information and reports were sought from the State Election Commission.  The tenure of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly ends in the month of December. Therefore, it is necessary to form a new government before the end of this term. In the 2017 assembly elections in Gujarat, the BJP won 99 out of 182 seats. While Congress got 77 seats. Now it will be important to see who will win this year’s elections. This year in Gujarat, Aam Aadmi Party along with Congress has entered the field with great strength against the ruling BJP. 

At present there are total 182 seats in Gujarat. 92 seats are required for majority. There are currently 4 crore 46 thousand 956 registered voters in Gujarat. In the 2017 elections, the voter turnout was 69.01 percent. 13 seats have been reserved for scheduled seats, 27 seats for scheduled tribes in the 182-seat assembly elections. 

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections Announcement

Today the Central Election Commissioner announced the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections. Filing of applications for Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections will start from October 17. So the last date is 25 October. Voting will be held in Himachal Pradesh on November 12.  Counting of votes will be held on December 8.  

Efforts for maximum voter participation -Chief Election Commissioner

We are committed to conducting elections in a peaceful atmosphere. We have made changes in some guidelines. For this, we have discussed with the Ministry of Health of the Central and State Governments, the Chief Election Commissioner has said. The Chief Election Commissioner has also said that efforts will be made to involve maximum number of voters. 

Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar said that voters who are above 80 years of age, disabled or affected by Covid-19 will have to fill Form 12D. Facilities will be provided to them at the polling station. Apart from this, those who cannot go to the polling station, will also have the facility of voting at home, where Election Commission officials will go door to door and collect votes from such voters. 

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