"Phase 1 of Gujarat polls begin. Urging all those voting today to turn out in record numbers and vote. I particularly call upon youngsters to exercise their franchise," tweeted Modi.
Phase 1 of Gujarat polls begin. Urging all those voting today to turnout in record numbers and vote. I particularly call upon youngsters to exercise their franchise.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 9, 2017
Polling will take place in Saurashtra and South Gujarat on Saturday where 977 candidates will try their luck on 89 seats. There are around 2.12 crore voters here.
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Maximum candidates contesting on a seat are 27 from Jamnagar rural and minimum are three from Jhagadia and Gandevi.
Second phase polling is on 14th December and counting of votes will take place on 18 December.
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