About According to data available at the time, 60.47% cast their vote in the first stage of the election in the 89 constituencies within these 19 districts. The In the first phase, 788 candidates will decide their fate. While Narmada District turnout was lowest at 73.02% Porbandar As per data, it is 53.84%
While The tribal districts of South Gujarat Strong voter participation was recorded, and the voting percentage in Patel Districts of the heartland like Amreli, Botad, Junagarh, Bhavnagar And Rajkot According to the available numbers, it did not reach 60%
In Surat District, the turnout was 60.01 and 72.32% respectively Tapi66.62% Navsari 65.29% in Valsad. The The highest level of participation in the Saurashtra The region was in Morbi At 67.65%
According To Gujarat Chief electoral officer BharathiHer office received 104 complaints, while 221 additional complaints were received via the c-VIGIL mobile app. The latter was launched by the Election Commission.
Election 18 complaints related to EVMs were also received from authorities. Three villages – Dhrafa In Jamnagar district, Samot In Narmada And Kesar In Bharuch – boycotted voting on Thursday. While The village demanded that male and female voters be allowed to vote in separate booths. DhrafaThese in Kesar They cited long-pending demands for basic infrastructures as the reason they resisted voting. The Villagers Samot According to the CEO office, they stayed away from a pending unresolved issue regarding land.