Today during first phase of Gujarat civicbody polls, total 1,856 candidates contested in 6 Municipal Corporations including Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar.
Today till 5 pm Average 47% voting was registered with Ahmedabad 47 %, Rajkot 52 %, Vadodara 43 %, Surat 42 %, Jamnagar 50 % and Bhavnagar 49 %.
Voters whose names were struck off with red mark will be allowed to vote after protest by opposition and order from Ahmedabad Colector.
Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel: “Patidars wont get reservation at any cost as only 5% Patels had joined protest; wont let other communities suffer”
Congress leaders Siddharth Patel said this is not SEC but “BJP Election Commission”and Bharatsinh Solanki said Lakhs of voters denied their right to vote and we are confident to win on all 6 MNPs.