Voting for the essential Gujarat elections started on Thursday at 8 a.m. for the primary section of Gujarat Meeting elections in 89 out of the entire 182 seats throughout 19 districts within the Saurashtra-Kutch area and southern elements of the state to determine the destiny of 788 candidates.
The voting is being held throughout 14,382 polling stations, of which 3,311 are in city areas and 11,071 are rural, the workplace of the state Chief Electoral Officer stated.
The election physique has arrange 89 mannequin polling stations and as many eco-friendly polling stations. There are 89 stations run by differently-abled folks, and 611 by ladies.
A complete of 34,324 poll items, an equal variety of management items, and 38,749 voter-verifiable paper audit path machines are getting used for the election within the first section, the discharge stated.
Voting for the second section in 93 seats shall be held on Dec. 5. The counting of votes shall be taken up on Dec. 8.
(Inputs from PTI)