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11-December-2017 10:44 IST
Fact Sheet on 2nd Phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017

(Date of Poll – 14th December 2017; Timing – 8 AM to 5 PM)

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule of Assembly Elections in Gujarat on 25th October, 2017. Out of the total 182 Assembly Constituencies (ACs) in Gujarat, polling would be held in 93 ACs in the 2nd phase on 14th December 2017, from 8 AM to 5 PM. As per information provided by the Chief Electoral Officer, there are NO Recognized State Parties.

 

Smallest & Largest Constituency by Area & Electorate:

 

Among the ACs by area, the smallest is Dariapur (6 Sq.Km.) and the largest one is Radhanpur (2,544 Sq.Km.). By size of the Electorate, the smallest is Limkheda AC with 1,87,245 electors and the largest being Ghatlodia AC with 3,52,316 electors. Further, the size-wise composition of electorates in the 93 ACs is as shown below:

 

Size of Electorate

Number of Assembly Constituencies

<100000

NIL

100000 - 150000

NIL

150000 - 200000

7

> 200000

86

 

The electors who have received the Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) are further categorized by sex which, as the charts show, are fairly evenly constituted by Males and Females. Further, there are 455 electors reported from the Othersin the electorate and there are a total of 29 NRI voters and 12,423 voters from the Services.

 

Details of the Electorate with EPICs: -

 

 

Male

Female

Others

Total

Population

1,76,44,705

1,64,52,445

0

34097150

Size of Electorate

1,15,47,435

1,07,48,977

455

22296867

EPIC Issued To

1,15,47,435

1,07,48,977

455

22296867

 

 

Age and Sex-wise Composition of Electorate:

 

Age

Male

Female

Others

Total

18-25 years

21,20,421

16,16,880

149

37,37,450

26-40

41,99,901

38,91,655

181

80,91,737

41-60

37,80,873

36,34,757

97

74,15,727

>60

14,46,240

16,05,685

28

30,51,953

Total Electors

1,15,47,435

1,07,48,977

455

2,22,96,867

 

The following is a graphical representation of demographic statistics of the electorate based on different age groups among males and females. There are a total of 455 electors documented from the Others.

 

 

 

In the 2nd phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, the Total Number of EVMs to be used is 28,114 and the Total Number of Polling Stations is 25,558.

 

The Total Number of Contesting Candidates (Male & Female) are as given below:

 

Male

Female

Total

782

69

851

 


 

The Number and Name of AC with Maximum and Minimum Number of Candidates are as given below:

 

No. & Name of AC

Candidates

Maximum Candidates

25-Mahesana

34

Minimum Candidates

130-Jhalod(ST)

2

 

 

The Party-wise list of Candidates in 93 ACs, in 2nd Phase of Assembly elections in Gujarat, is as given below:

 

Sr.No.

Party Name

Candidate

1

Bharatiya Janata Party

93

2

Indian National Congress

91

3

Bahujan Samaj Party

75

4

All India Hindustan Congress Party

46

5

Nationalist Congress Party

28

6

Shivsena

17

7

Bahujan Mukti Party

15

8

Janata Dal (United)

14

9

Gujarat Jan Chetna Party

13

10

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Party

9

11

Aam Aadmi Party

8

12

Navin Bharat Nirman Manch

8

13

Bhartiya Rashtrawadi Party

7

14

Yuva Sarkar

7

15

Lok Gathbandhan Party

5

16

Aapni Sarkar Party

4

17

Insaniyat Party

4

18

Manvadhikar National Party

4

19

Bahujan Suraksha Dal

3

20

Communist Party of India (Marxist)

3

21

Lok Shahi Party (Secular)

3

22

Lok Vikas Manch

3

23

Bhartiya Tribal Party

2

24

Indian New Congress Party

2

25

Rashtriya Jankranti Party

2

26

Rashtriya Komi Ekta Party

2

27

Rashtriya Samaj Paksha

2

28

Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)

2

29

Vyavastha Parivartan Party

2

30

Apna Desh Party

2

31

Indian National League

2

32

Rashtra Vikas Zumbesh Party

2

33

Loktantrik Samajvadi Party

2

34

Akhand Hind Party

1

35

Bahujan Republican Socialist Party

1

36

Bharatiya National Janta Dal

1

37

Communist Party of India

1

38

Jan Satya Path Party

1

39

Jantadal (Secular))

1

40

Lokshahi Satta Party

1

41

Rashtriya Krantikari Samajwadi Party

1

42

Akhil Bhartiy Congress Dal Ambedkar

1

43

Democretic Bhartiya Samaj Party

1

44

Prajatantra Aadhar Party

1

45

Yuva Jan Jagruti Party

1

46

Rashtriya Mahan Gantantra Party

1

47

Rashtriy Samajvadi Paksh

1

48

Rashtriy Samajvadi Party Secular

1

49

Vishva Hindustani Sangadhan

1

50

Samajvadi Janta Party (Chandrashekhar)

1

51

Socialist Party

1

52

Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha

1

53

Independent

350

Total Candidates

851

 

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