Gujarat: The chief of the election commission Rajiv Kumar has declared the assembly elections date in Gujarat. The vote will be done in 2 phases and the result will be declared within 3 days. The first phase of the election will be carried out on December 1 while the second phase will be carried out on December 5. The result will be declared on December 8. Rajiv Kumar has also informed that the first-time voters in the state in this election is 3,24,422 which makes this election significant.
“I am happy to inform that 3,24,422 new voters will vote for the first time this time in the Gujarat Assembly elections. The total number of polling stations is 51,782. At least 50 per cent of the polling stations set up in the state will have webcasting arrangements”, said the election commissioner.
He further added, “For a better voting experience, 1274 polling stations will be managed entirely by women and security staff. Public Works Department will welcome voters at 182 polling stations. For the first time, 33 polling stations will be set up and managed by the youngest polling staff.”