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Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Jhalod

The constituency will have 273 polling stations. 

Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Jhalod

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat is all set to go to polls in two phases on December 9 and 14, setting the stage for a high-stakes battle between the ruling BJP and Congress.

Jhalod in Dahod district is one of the 182 constituencies in the state.

The constituency will have 273 polling stations.

In 2012 assembly polls, Congress candidate Garasiya Miteshbhai Kalabhai won the seat with 78077 votes.

The first phase will be held in 89 of the 182 seats and will cover 19 of 33 districts. The notification for the second phase will be issued on November 20 for the remaining 93 assembly seats in 14 districts.

The votes will be counted on December 18, the same day as Himachal Pradesh, where elections were held on November 9.

A total of 50.25 lakh electorate, including 19 lakh women and 14 transgenders, will decide the fate of candidates. The poll process in the state started on November 14 with the issue of the gazette notification for the first phase.