Kankrej Election Result 2022 Live Updates: Congress Wins in This Gujarat Seat

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Kankrej Assembly Election Result 2022 Live Updates: It’s time for the results of the Gujarat Assembly Election 2022.

The BJP, Congress and AAP are battling it out in 182 seats of the Gujarat Assembly. Let’s now move on to the Kankrej Assembly constituency in Gujarat, which falls under the Patan Lok Sabha seat.

Congress won in Gujarat's Kankrej constituency.

For all the important live updates on the Gujarat Assembly election results, click here.


Kankrej Results

In Kankrej constituency, it was a fight between Kiratsingh Vaghela of BJP, Amrut Thakor of Congress, and Mukesh Thakkar of Aam Aadmi Party.

In 2017, the seat had been won by Kirtisinh Prabhatsinh Vaghela. The winning candidate was BJP. The Congress candidate Jalera Dineshji Dharsiji had come in second place.

In the 2012 Assembly election, the seat had been won by Khanpura Dharshibhai Lakhabhai of the Congress. The BJP candidate Vagehla Kirtisinh Prabhatsinh had come in second place.


The 2022 Assembly Election

The 2022 Gujarat election has been a hard-fought one. Voting for the 182 constituencies took place in two phases, on 1 and 5 December.

In all, there were 1,621 candidates in the fray. There were 788 candidates contesting in the 89 seats that went to polls in Phase 1, including 70 women candidates and 339 independents.

In the 93 seats in Phase 2, there were 833 candidates in all, including 69 female candidates and 285 independents.

There are a total of around 4.91 crore registered voters in Gujarat, of which around 51.6% are male voters and around 48.4% are female voters. There are also around 1,400 registered transgender voters.

In the 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections, BJP had won 99 seats and Congress had secured 77 seats. BJP leader Vijay Rupani had taken charge once again as the chief minister of the state. It was the sixth consecutive time that BJP had won the Gujarat Assembly election.

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