Gujarat Assembly Election 2022, Phase 2 Polling Live Updates: Polling is underway for the second and the final phase of the 2022 Gujarat Assembly elections. The Election Commission stated that an average of 58.68 percent turnout was recorded on Monday till 5.00 pm.
Among those who voted in the morning are Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, and Aam Aadmi Party CM candidate Isudan Gadhvi.
93 of 182 seats are being contested in the second phase.
A voter turnout of 63.14 percent was recorded in the first phase of elections held on 1 December.
The state, which previously witnessed a contest between the BJP and Congress, has seen the introduction of AAP as the third big player.
Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote at a polling booth during the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, at Ranip area in Ahmedabad, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.
(Photo Courtesy: PTI)
The 93 seats of the second phase are spread across 14 districts in the state
833 candidates, 69 of them female, are contesting in the second phase
2.51 crore voters are eligible to vote
The counting of votes will happen on 8 December
58.68% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5pm
Approximately 58.68 percent polling recorded till 5pm in the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections.
A voter turnout of 63.14 percent was recorded in the first phase of the elections, which were held on 1 December.
Voting Ends For Second Phase in Gujarat
Polling has closed for the second phase of Assembly Elections in Gujarat. Of the total 182 assembly seats in the state, 93 had gone to polls today. The voter turnout till 3.00 pm was 50.51 percent.
Watch This Space For Exit Polls
As the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly elections draws to an end on Monday, 5 December, various agencies are set to release the exit polls for the state shortly. Exit polls for Himachal Pradesh, which went to polls on 12 November, will also be announced soon.
Catch the exit polls on The Quint here.