Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on December 9th and 14th for 182 assembly seats. Announcing this Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti said 89 seats will go to polls in the first phase and the rest 93 in the second phase.
He said 4.33 crore electorates will exercise their right at 50128 polling stations. Notification for the first phase will be issued on 14th of November while 20th November will be the date of notification for the second phase. Counting will be held on 18th December along with Himachal Pradesh, which goes to poll on 9th of next month.
Mr Joti said EVMs with VVPAT will be used at all polling stations. He said 182 polling stations will be managed by women only. Model code of conduct has come into force with immediate effect. The term of the Gujarat Assembly ends on 22nd January next year.