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Gujarat Assembly elections: 59% voter turnout till 5 pm in first phase polls


Gandhinagar: Gujarat saw over 59% voter turnout till 5 pm on Thursday in the first phase of assembly polls. The voting began at 8 am to decide the fate of 788 candidates in 89 constituencies spread across 19 districts. The voter turnout was 48.48% till 3 pm.

According to the data from the Election Commission, Tapi district continued to witness the highest voter turnout at 72.32% till 5 pm followed by Narmada at 68.09% and Dangs at 64.84%. Gir Somnath, which had seen 50.89% Devbhumi Dwarka saw a turnout of over 59.11%. Amreli saw polling percentage of (52.73), Bharuch (59.36), Bhavnagar (51.34), Bhavnagar (51.34), Botad (51.64), Jamnagar (53.98), Junagadh (52.04), Kachchh (54.52), Navsari (65.91), Porbandar (53.84), Rajkot (51.66), Surat (57.16), Surendranagar (58.14), and Valsad (62.46).

The total electorate includes 1,24,33,362 males and 1,1,5,42,811 females. The second phase of polling will be held on December 5 and results will be declared on December 8 along with that of the Himachal Pradesh elections.



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