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Gujarat: Campaigning ends for by-elections in 8 assembly seats

In Gujarat, poll campaigning for by-elections in 8 assembly seats ended last evening. Polling will be held tomorrow, while counting of votes will be held on 10th November.
 
AIR correspondent reports that all preparations are in place for free and fair polling. The Election Commission has completed all preparations for tomorrow’s polling. By-elections are being held on 8 assembly seats, which include Abadasa, Limbdi, Morbi, Dhari, Karjan, Gadhada SC and Dang and Kaprada ST seats. Total 81 candidates are in fray for 8 assembly seats.
 
Polling will be held from 7 AM to 6 PM.  More than 18 lakh 17 thousand voters including 9 lakh 3 thousand 353 women and 34 third gender voters are eligible to use their franchise during tomorrow’s polling. All 8 seats were vacated following the resignations of Congress MLAs early this year during the Rajya sabha elections.

 

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