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Gujarat Election 2022: Phase 1 Voting Concludes | Highlights

Author : Anushka Vats
Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:48 AM (IST)
Gujarat Election 2022: Phase 1 Voting Concludes | Highlights

Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 Live: A total of 57.60 per cent voter turnout has been recorded till 5 pm in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022. Tapi district (72.32%) recorded the highest turnout so far while Bhavnagar (51.34%) recorded the lowest turnout. Union Ministers Darshana Jardosh, Mansukh Mandaviya and members of the erstwhile Royal Family of Rajkot cast their votes in the starting hours of the voting process. The voting process will continue till 5 pm. The BJP is in a direct fight with Congress, however, Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is also posing a tough challenge to the ruling dispensation, given their performance in the civic body polls conducted last year.   

1 December 2022
  • 19:02

    Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022: Voting ends

    Polling officials seal Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and VVPATs after the conclusion of the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections. 59.46% voter turnout was recorded till 5 pm in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections.

     

  • 17:57

    Gujarat Elections 2022: PM Modi holds roadshow in Ahmedabad

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a roadshow in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

  • 17:55

    Gujarat Assembly Election 2022: Over 57 per cent voter turnout recorded so far

    A total of 57.60 voter turnout has been recorded till 5 pm. Tapi district recorded the highest turnout at over 72 per cent while Bhavnagar, at 51 per cent, recorded the lowest voter turnout.

  • 17:29

    Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022

    Gujarat election is going in the favour of BJP. There is immense love for PM Modi in the state. CM Bhupendra Patel has done the work of development in Gujarat. We have seen positive results in today's polling: BJP national president JP Nadda on Gujarat polls
  • 16:25

    Gujarat Election 2022: BJP Navsari candidate allegedly attacked

    Navsari's Vansda BJP candidate Piyush Bhai Patel has alleged that he was attacked by unknown persons in Jhari village in the early morning hours today; 4-5 vehicles were also damaged in the incident. Investigation underway: SP Navsari

  • 15:58

    Gujarat Sees Nearly 49 Per Cent Voter Turnout Till 3pm

    Gujarat records 48.48 per cent voter turnout till 3 pm in the first phase of the ongoing assembly elections. Tapi constituency records the highest turnout so far at 63.98 per cent.

  • 15:12

    Gujarat Election 2022: PM greeted with 'Modi Modi chants in Kalol

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday was greeted with chants of 'Modi Modi' in Kalol. Watch Video:

  • 14:09

    Gujarat Phase 1 Voting LIVE: 34.48 per cent voter turnout recorded so far

    Voting for the phase 1 Gujarat Assembly is underway. Till 1 pm, a total of 34.48 per cent voter turnout has been recorded. Tapi district (46.35%) recorded the highest turnout. 

  • 13:52

    Gujarat Election 2022: PM Modi hits back at Kharge's Ravan remarks

    “There is a competition in Congress on who says more bad words for Modi. We have to teach them a lesson and the way is to vote for "Lotus" on the 5th (second phase of Gujarat elections),” the prime minister said.

    “If they believed in democracy, they would have never gone to this level. They believe in one family and not democracy. They can do anything to please that one family and that family is everything to them, not democracy,” the PM added.

  • 13:40

    Gujarat Election Phase 1 Voting: 26 per cent turnout recorded in Rajkot

    “People are voting very enthusiastically. In Rajkot district, 26 per cent polling has been recorded till 12 noon. No untoward incident has been reported so far. We are monitoring sensitive polling stations through webcasting,” Rajkot Collector Arun Mahesh.

  • 13:20

    Gujarat Elections 2022: UP CM Yogi Adityanath holds public rally in Aravalli

    Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday started his campaign for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 from Aravalli. Speaking at public gathering, CM Yogi termed PM Modi as Gujarat's Gaurav (Pride). “Today is an important day. Voting is underway for first phase of polls today and today itself Gujarat's gaurav (pride) PM Modi has become Head of G20 countries. It shows PM Modi's leadership and India's increasing reputation at the global level," Yogi Adityanath said in Aravalli.

  • 13:16

    Gujarat Elections 2022: Voting for phase 1 underway in 89 constituencies

    The voting for the phase 1 Gujarat assembly election 2022 began today at 8 am. The voting process will continue till 5 pm. Till 11 am, a total of 19.16 per cent of voter turnout has been recorded in 89 constituencies across 19 districts in the state. 

  • 12:54

    Gujarat Election 2022: Amit Shah slams Congress for using bad words for PM Modi

    "Whenever Congress used inappropriate words, against PM Modi, people of Gujarat replied through ballot box," said Amit Shah during roadshow in Ahmedabad. 

  • 12:37

    Gujarat Election Phase 1 Voting: Groom reaches polling station in Tapi to cast his vote

    Prafulbhai More, a man whose wedding is scheduled for today casts his vote in Tapi. "I urge everyone to vote, you shouldn't waste it. My wedding was scheduled for the morning but I rescheduled it for the evening, we've to go to Maharashtra for it," he said.

  • 12:34

    Gujarat Election 2022: Amit Shah holds roadshow in Ahmedabad

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday held a road show in Sanand constituency in Ahmedabad district. Speaking at the roadshow, Shah said that Gujarat developed rapidly under the tenure of Narendra Modi as the chief minister of the state.

    "Under the tenure of CM Modi, various problems were solved in Gujarat. Water problem was solved, and check dams were built. Electricity is being supplied for 24 hours. Enrollment and dropout issue was solved," Shah said.

  • 12:30

    Gujarat Elections 2022: AAP candidate Alpesh Kathariya casts his vote in Surat

    AAP candidate Alpesh Kathiriya casts his vote in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Polls at a polling station in Surat.

  • 11:56

    Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 Live: 19.13 per cent voter turnout recorded so far

    A total of 19.13 per cent voter turnout has been recorded so far in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Election 2022. 

  • 11:45

    Gujarat Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: Union minister Darshana Jardosh casts vote in Surat

    "People are voting for double-engine govt in the state. People from every community have been voting and we'll be forming govt with an absolute majority," Darshana Singh said after casting her vote.

  • 11:43

    Gujarat Assembly Election 2022: Erstwhile Royal family members cast their vote in Rajkot

    Family members of the erstwhile Royal family, Mandhatasinh Jadej Thakor Saheb and Kadambari Devi cast their vote at a polling booth in Rajkot. The members of the royal family arrived in a vintage car.

  • 11:19

    Gujarat Assembly Elections: Mini-African village in Gujarat to vote for first time.

    As Gujarat is all set to vote for the first phase of the assembly elections, Jambur, India's mini-African village will vote in its special tribal booth for the first time. Voting for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly election will take place in 89 out of the 182 seats spread across 18 districts of Gujarat on Thursday.

    Also Read: Gujarat Election 2022: Mini-African Village In Jambur All Geared Up To Vote For First Time | Watch

  • 10:59

    Gujarat assembly speaker cast her vote in Bhuj

    Speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly Nimaben Acharya casts her vote at a polling station in Bhuj. The voting for the 1st of elections is underway across 89 constituencies.

  • 10:57

    Gujarat Election Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: Ravindra Jadeja's sister and father cast their vote in Jamnagar

    Anirudhsinh Jadeja and Naina Jadeja - father and sister of cricketer Ravindra Jadeja - vote at a polling station in Jamnagar. They both campaigned for Congress in the runup for the Assembly Elections in the state.

  • 10:54

    Gujarat Election Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja casts his vote in Jamnagar

    Indian cricketer and husband of BJP candidate Rivaba Jadeja, Ravindra Jadeja cast his vote at a polling booth in Jamnagar. His wife is contesting from the Jamnagar North seat. "I appeal to the people to vote in large numbers," Jadeja said after casting his vote.

  • 10:48

    Gujarat Elections 2022: CM Patel holds roadshow in Mehsana

    Amid the polling for the first phase of elections, Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel on Thursday held a roadshow in Mehsana, which will go to polls in the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 on December 5.

  • 10:45

    Gujarat Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: Late Ahmed Patel's daughter Mumtaz confident of Congress' win in Gujarat

    "We are advocating a change. Chief Ministers were changed, so they can feel anti-incumbency. There is a neck-to-neck fight here (Ankleshwar). For the time being, I'll observe & understand things. I'll go among public & after that I'll come," Mumtaz Patel said.

  • 10:17

    Gujarat Phase 1 Voting LIVE Updates: 4.98 Per Cent voter turnout recorded so far

    A total of 4.98 per cent voter turnout has been recorded so far in the first phase of polling which will continue till 5 pm. Dang district (7.76%) recorded the highest turnout so far while Porbandar district (3.92%) recorded the lowest turnout. 

  • 10:15

    Gujarat Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: State BJP chief CR Paatil cast his vote

    Gujarat BJP chief CR Paatil cast his vote at a polling booth in Surat. 

    "Modi magic works every time, everywhere. He's in people's hearts. They trust him and he is capable of meeting their expectations. Those who said that will get to know of their aukaat," Paatil said.

  • 09:54

    Gujarat Election 2022: With gas cylinder on bicycle, Congress MLA reaches polling booth in Amreli

    The voting for phase 1 of the Gujarat Assembly Elections began at 8 am today. Focusing on the issue of high fuel prices, Congress MLA Paresh Dhanani leaves his residence, to cast his vote in Amreli. 

  • 09:46

    Gujarat Election 2022 Phase 1 Live Updates: Voting is necessary to safeguard democracy, says Vijay Rupani

    The former Gujarat Chief Minister expressed his confidence that BJP will form the government in Gujarat again.

    “I appeal to people to cast their votes. Voting is necessary to safeguard democracy. I am confident that BJP is going to form the Govt in Gujarat for the seventh time. People have love & respect for PM Modi, they won't go anywhere else,” Rupani said. 

  • 09:39

    Gujarat Assembly Election 2022: Congress’ Arjun Modhwadia says people are in 'mood for change' in Gujarat

    The polling in the first phase of the Gujarat election is underway

     “People have taken resolve to remove BJP. BJP knows about this that's why they changed the cabinet, incl CM, a yr ago. There were corruption allegations against them. New Govt running just like that. So, people are in mood for change,” Modhwadia said. 

  • 09:17

    Gujarat Polls Phase 1 Voting Live: People queue up at polling station in Jamnagar

    Gujarat Elections 2022: A long queue of voters was seen at a polling booth at VM Mehta College in Jamnagar 

  • 09:11

    Gujarat Elections 2022: Women gather at polling booth to cast their votes in Surat

    The polling in the first phase of the Gujarat election is underway, women voters gather at a polling booth in Surat to cast their votes. The fate of the political parties will be decided by over 2 crore voters today. 

  • 08:44

    Gujarat Assembly Election 2022: A look at key constituencies

    Morbi, Porbandar, Kutiyana, and Jamnagar North among the key constituencies where polling is underway today.

    Read More: Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 Phase 1: A Look At Key Players And Key Constituencies

  • 08:42

    Gujarat Election 2022 Phase 1 Live Updates: BJP's Rivaba Jadeja cast her vote in Rajkot

    BJP Candidate from Jamnagar North Rivaba Jadeja cast her vote in Rajkot and exude confidence in BJP's winning the ongoing assembly elections.  

    "There's no difficulty. There can be people of different ideologies in the same family. I've trust in the people of Jamnagar, we will focus on overall development, and this time as well BJP will win with a good margin," Rivaba Jadeja said.


  • 08:39

    Gujarat Election 2022 Live Updates

    Mangubhai Patel, the Governor of Madhya Pradesh and his wife cast their vote in Navsari. 

  • 08:38

    Gujarat Elections 2022 Live Updates: People cast their votes at a polling booth in Morbi

    A long queue of voters was seen at a polling booth in Morbi. The assembly segment holds importance given the bridge collapse tragedy last month which killed over 130 people.

  • 08:13

    Gujarat Elections Live Updates: State Minister Purnesh Modi among early voters in Surat

    Gujarat cabinet minister Purnesh Modi was among the early voters who reached to cast their vote in Surat. The voting for the phase 1 of the Gujarat Assembly Elections began at 8 am today. 

  • 08:11

    Gujarat Polls Phase 1 Voting Live: People queue up at polling station in Bharuch

    A long queue of voters was seen at a polling booth at Piraman School in the Ankleshwar Assembly constituency in Bharuch.

  • 08:09

    Gujarat Elections 2022 Phase 1 Voting LIVE: Voting across 89 seats in 19 district begins

    The fate of the political parties will be decided by over 2 crore voters today, with 89 constituencies spread across 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and South Gujarat going up for polling.

  • 08:08

    Gujarat Elections Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: Only women poll officials at 1,274 booths

    "Only women election staff will be present at 1274 booths. 4.77 lakh first-time voters would exercise their franchise in these elections & of these,over 3.3 lakh young voters have been added because of the recent electoral reforms," CEC Rajiv Kumar said.

    "To motivate and inspire young voters, for the first time, 33 polling centres will be managed by young polling parties. These are polling staff who have been appointed recently," the CEC added.

  • 08:08

    Gujarat Phase 1 Voting Live Updates: CEC Rajiv Kumar appeals to voters to come out in large numbers

    "Gujarat is celebrating festival of democracy today. On behalf of EC, my sincere appeal to all 4.9 cr voters of Guj to vote today & on 5th Dec during 2nd phase of elections. Over 4 lakh PwD voters & 9.8 lakh senior citizen voters in Gujarat," Rajiv Kumar, as quoted by ANI, said.

  • 08:04

    Gujarat Elections 1st Phase Voting Live News Updates

    As many as 2,39,76,670 voters, including 1,24,33,362 males, 1,1,5,42,811 females and 497 from the third gender are eligible to vote in the first phase of Gujarat polls. Over 4 lakh PWD voters are eligible to cast their votes. Nearly 9.8 lakh senior citizen voters (80+) and nearly 10,000 voters who are 100 and above are eligible to vote.

  • 08:01

    Gujarat Elections 2022 Live Voting News Updates: Mock polling conducted ahead of start of the voting process

    Poll officials in Bharuch conduct mock polling to check the preparations for the phase 1 polls. The voting will begin shortly.

  • 08:00

    Gujarat Polls Trivia: Do you know there is a mini African village in Gujarat?

    People of the mini African village, Jambur, celebrate in joy after getting first opportunity to vote in the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022. The election commission has set up a special tribal booth for them. Watch Video:

  • 08:00

    Gujarat Elections 2022 Live Voting News Updates: Voting to begin shortly

    The voting for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 will begin at 8 am. The voting process will continue till 5 pm across 89 seats in 19 districts.

  • 08:00

    Gujarat Polls Phase 1 Voting Live News: BJP candidates Rivaba Jadeja confident of winning polls

    BJP candidate from Jamnagar north Rivaba Jadeja, who is also the wife of star Indian cricket Ravindra Jadeja, is confident of winning the Jamnagar North seat with a big margin. Her contest is against Congress' Bipendrasinh Jadeja and AAP's Karsan Karmur. "Today is a very important day. The hard work of all BJP candidates is going to pay off. I request people to vote as much as possible," Rivaba Jadeja said.

  • 07:59

    Gujarat Elections 2022 Live Voting News Updates: Nearly 788 candidates in fray across 89 seats

    In the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022, a total of 788 candidates are in the fray including 718 male candidates and 70 women candidates. A total of 39 political parties are contesting the elections in the first phase.