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EC issues notification for 2nd phase Gujarat Assembly poll

Posted on Nov 23, 05:01PM | UNI

The Election Commission today issued the notification for the second phase of polling for the Gujarat assembly elections, scheduled to be held on December 17, State Election Commission officials said.

The last date for filing of nominations is November 30.

Papers would be scrutinised on December 1 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 3.

The second phase covers 95 constituencies.

Counting of votes will be held on December 20 and the poll process will be completed by December 24.

Ruled by the BJP, the 182-member Gujarat Assembly's term ends on January 17, 2013.

As many as 37,600,590 voters can exercise their franchise using 44,496 polling stations in the two phased polling.