Voting on December 9,14: Results on December 19
GN Bureau | October 25, 2017
Gujarat will have two-stage elections for the next assembly, on December 9 and December 14, and the results will be out on December 14, the election commission announced on Tuesday.
The first phase will have voting for 89 seats, while the second phase will have 93 seats, chief election commissioner AK Joti told reporters.
Elections in prime minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat are considered significant to guage his popularity ahead of the next general elections of 2019.
In the first phase, the gazette notification will be issued on November 14. The last day for nominations is November 21, while scrutiny will take place on November 22. The withdrawal of nomination will be on November 24.
In the second phase, the gazette notification will be issued on November 20. The last date for filing of nominations is November 27 and the scrutiny will take place on November 28. Withdrawal of nomination will be on November 30.
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