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Gujarat Assembly Election Dates 2022: The Election Commission of India (ECI) was expected to  announce the dates for the upcoming Assembly polls in Gujarat on Friday, October 14. Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar will address a crucial press conference at 3 PM where he will  announce dates for the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. A tough battle lies ahead in Gujarat as the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to take on Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its citadel. The Gujarat legislative assembly has 182 seats with 92 being the majority mark. Stay tuned to India.com for all the updates on Gujarat Assembly Election 2022.Also Read – Gujarat, Himachal Assembly Poll Dates Announcement LIVE: Himachal To Vote On Nov 12, No Date For Gujarat

CEC on Three-Day Visit to Gujarat

Earlier last month, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey were on a three-day visit to Gujarat. They reviewed the preparedness of the state administration for conducting the elections.

Model Code Of Conduct 

As soon as the schedule for Gujarat assembly is announced, the model code of conduct will come into effect that applies to all political parties, the candidates and polling agents, the government in power, and all government employees. It remains in force till the declaration of final results.

This set of rules starts governing the conduct of political parties to prevent any use of unfair means by anyone whether incumbent or in opposition. All the political parties and candidates have to strictly adhere to it. Model Code of Conduct is a set of guidelines issued by the the poll body for conduct of political parties and candidates during elections mainly with respect to speeches, polling day, polling booths, portfolios, election manifestos, processions and general conduct.

What Happened in 2017 Gujarat Assembly Elections

In 2017 Gujarat Assembly Elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 99 seats, Congress won77 seats while AAP stood nil. However this year, Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP is seeing the elections as an opportunity to emerge as a pan-nation party.

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Live Updates

  • 3:36 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Date: CEC Rajiv Kumar has announced poll dates for Himachal election. Schedule for Gujarat elections are yet to be announced.

  • 3:29 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Dates 2022: “We request the voters to be vigilant and don’t forward misinformation/fake news”, said Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar

  • 3:24 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Dates 2022: Exclusive women manned booths being set up.

  • 3:18 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Dates 2022: For 80+ age voters, every effort will be made for their comfortability. In case they are not able to reach polling station, commission will go to their home so that they can caste their vote.

  • 3:17 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Dates 2022: EC working with 3 broad objectives

    -Conduct free, fair, inclusive, accessible and inducement-free elections
    -Hassle-Free & comfortable voting experience
    -Maximum voter participation

  • 3:15 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Date 2022: Special polling booths for women to showcase women empowerment.

  • 3:14 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Date 2022: Elaborate preparations made for smooth conduct of elections.

  • 3:11 PM IST

    CEC Shri Rajiv Kumar along with EC Shri Anup Chandra Pandey to address the Press Conference at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today at 3 PM.

    Watch Live: https://t.co/EDZ1Vy5bxY #ECI pic.twitter.com/Rzwvr5Eupj

    — Election Commission of India #SVEEP (@ECISVEEP) October 14, 2022

  • 3:07 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Election Date 2022 : CEC Rajeev Kumar addressing media. Poll dates to be announced anytime now.

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