Ahmedabad: The notification for the first phase of two-phase Gujarat Assembly elections has been issued today. With the issuance of the notification, process of filing of nomination forms has started from today.
The last date of filing of nominations is the 21st of this month, while scrutiny will be held the next day. The last date for withdrawal of nominations is the 24th.
In the first phase, the polling will be conducted in 89 of the 182 Assembly constituencies on the 9th of next month.
Total 19 districts of Saurashtra, Kutch and South Gujarat will be covered in the first phase of elections.
The counting of votes will be taken up on the 18th of next month along with Himachal Pradesh. VVPAT will be used in all the polling stations.
All women Managed polling stations will be set up in one polling station for each assembly constituency where the entire polling staff will be women.