The counting of votes for the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections, which were held on Sunday, commenced at nine am on Tuesday. Out of the entire forty four seats, the BJP has received 19 seats , whilst the Congress has bagged one so far. The Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) government stated the polling remained in large part nonviolent with no untoward incident. According to anticipated figures of the SEC, the polling witnessed around 56.24 according to cent voter turnout.
A general of 162 applicants are within the fray for the 44 seats throughout eleven wards in GMC. This time, the elections have turned out to be a three-pronged contest with the access of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). While the ruling BJP and the competing Congress fielded applicants on all 44seats, the AAP had applicants in forty seats. Other applicants within the fray consist of 14 from the BSP, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), 6 from different events and 11 independents.
An overall of 2.82 lakh voters -- 1.55 lakh men and 1.36 lakh females–have been anticipated to forget votes withinside the elections. The SEC had installed a complete 284 polling cubicles of which 129 have been marked as ‘sensitive’.
Apart from GMC, the SEC additionally carried out elections to 2 nagarpalikas–Tharad in Banaskantha and Okha in Devbhumi Dwarka–and mid-time period elections to Bhanvad nagarpalika in Devbhumi Dwarka. The 3 nagarpalikas witnessed an anticipated total of 59.52 in keeping with cent voting.
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