Gujarat polls 2nd phase: Modi, Amit Shah to cast vote in Ahmedabad on Monday

Modi, a registered voter from Ranip area, will cast his his vote at a polling station set up at a high school in that locality in Ahmedabad city on Monday morning

PM Modi, mother Heeraben
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his mother Heeraben Modi at her residence, in Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ahmedabad on Sunday (December 4) evening to exercise his franchise in the second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on December 5. He will cast his his vote at a polling station set up at a high school in Ranip locality in Ahmedabad city on Monday morning, an official said.

Union Home Minister and BJP MP Amit Shah will cast his vote at a municipal sub-zonal office in Naranpura locality of the city.

After landing at Ahmedabad airport in the evening the PM went to meet his centenarian mother Hiraba at her residence in Raisan area of Gandhinagar and sought her blessings. He spent around 45 minutes with her before leaving state BJP headquarters ‘Kamalam’ in Gandhinagar, where he was received by Amit Shah, state BJP president CR Paatil, and other senior leaders.

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“PM Modi will exercise his franchise at a polling station set up at Nishan high school in Ranip locality in Ahmedabad city on Monday morning,” said collector Dhaval Patel.
Modi is a registered voter from Ranip area and had cast his vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and previous polls from here as well.

The polling station falls under the Sabarmati Assembly constituency in Ahmedabad city.
Voting for 93 seats spread across central and north Gujarat districts in the second and final phase of polls will be held on Monday. 833 candidates are in the fray.

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Polling for the first phase for 89 constituencies in Saurashtra, Kutch and south Gujarat regions was held on December 1 with an average voter turnout of 63.31 per cent.
The counting of votes for all 182 constituencies in Gujarat will be taken up on December 8.

 

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