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Ghatlodia Vidhansabha Seat: Ghatlodia Assembly Constituency which gave Gujarat 2 Chief Ministers

Ahmedabad. Ghatlodia assembly seat of Gujarat is in limelight as BJP has fielded Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel from here. Ghatlodiya, which comes under the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, came into existence after delimitation in 2008. The seat was won by former CM Anandiben Patel in 2012 and Bhupendra Patel in 2017.

In the 2017 assembly elections, Ghatlodiya seat was won by BJP leader Bhupendra Patel defeating Congress candidate Shashikant Bhurabhai by a margin of 1,17,750 votes. Earlier, in the 2012 assembly elections, BJP’s Anandiben Patel defeated Rameshbhai Patel from Ghatlodia assembly constituency by a margin of 1,10,395 votes.

Top leaders of BJP have made it clear that if BJP wins the election then only Bhupendra Patel will be the Chief Minister again. Everyone’s eyes will be on Ghatlodia in the election results and they will be eager to know what will be the result and the difference between victory and defeat. Ghatlodiya constituency recorded a voter turnout of 68.71% in 2017 and 72.50% in 2012.

Ghatlodia assembly seat covers the following areas:
Three villages in Ahmedabad city taluka: Tragad, Ghatlodiya (M), Memnagar (M)
Villages under Daskaroi Taluka – Lapkaman, Leelapur, Khodiyar, Chharodi, Jagatpur, Hebatpur, Bhadaj, Shilaj, Chenpur, Oganj, Ghuma, Sola, Bodakdev, Ambli, Gota (City Taluka), Thaltej (City Taluka), Bopal ( city ​​taluka).

Voting in two phases in Gujarat
For Gujarat’s total 182-member assembly, polling will be held on 89 seats in the first phase and 93 seats in the second phase, while the counting of votes will be held on December 8 along with the counting of votes in Himachal Pradesh. The tenure of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly ends on 18 February 2023.

About 5 crore voters in Gujarat
There are more than 4.9 crore voters in Gujarat and 4.6 lakh of them are those who will vote for the first time. The Election Commission will set up 51,782 polling stations in the state. Of these, 34,276 polling stations should be in rural areas. There will be 17,506 polling stations in urban areas.

Tags: Bhupendra Patel, BJP, Gujarat Assembly Election, Gujarat Elections

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