Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Voting begins for phase 1

Updated:10 months, 1 week ago IST

Gujarat, Dec 09 (ANI): First phase of the Gujarat Assembly polls begun on Saturday. The polling began at 8 am and will continue till 5 in the evening. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the voters, particularly the youngsters, to cast their votes in the first phase of Gujarat assembly elections. The first phase of polling will be held in 89 assembly constituencies of Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions with 977 candidates in the fray. More than 2.12 crore voters, comprising 1,11,05,933 men and 1,01,25,472 women, are expected to exercise their franchise.

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