The results of the Gujarat assembly elections were declared in December 2022 in which the defeated candidates filed a petition against the candidates who won their seats.
On Tuesday, the MLAs handed over the letter of support to the BJP to Governor Acharya Devvrat. While talking to the media, Dhaval Jhala said,
BJP MLAs Kanubhai Desai, Rushikesh Patel, Raghavji Patel and Balwantsinh Rajput took oath as Cabinet ministers.
But in 37 seats in Gujarat itself, the BJP candidate received fewer votes than 2017. Of these seats, the Congress party won nine and AAP two.
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But in 37 seats in Gujarat itself, the BJP candidate received fewer votes than last year. Of these seats, the Congress party won 9 and AAP won two. Three were awarded to "others."
Patel won from the Ghatlodia constituency by a staggering margin of 1.91 lakh votes in the Gujarat Assembly elections this time.
The BJP registered a historic victory in Gujarat by clinching 156 seats in the 182-member House on Thursday, much higher than its tally of 99 seats in 2017.
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is leading the Bharat Jodo Yatra, said the party will continue to fight for the ideals of the country as well as the rights of the people of the state.
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However, two exit polls showed a dead heat between the BJP and the Congress in the state, where results could go either way.
Talking to reporters after casting his vote, the Union Home Minister appealed to people to carry forward and strengthen Gujarat's 'development model' through their votes.
The first phase of polling for 89 seats took place on Thursday while polling for the remaining 93 seats will be held on December 5.
Due to the previous Congress-led government's policies, poor citizens could not play an active role in the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
Among those whose fates were sealed in the ballot box on Thursday are AAP's CM candidate Isudan Gadhvi from Khambhalia seat in Devbhumi Dwarka district of Saurashtra.
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Out of the total 4,91,35,400 registered voters in Gujarat, 2,39,76,670 are eligible to cast their votes in the first phase.
The BJP has this time found a challenger in the AAP which has fielded some of its senior state leaders from Surat and hopes to win seven-eight seats in the city.
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The AAP government in Punjab had also guaranteed to revert to the old pension scheme (OPS) and the notification for the same has been issued, Mann said.
Shah, who has been raising law and order issues in his campaign speeches, described ending lawlessness as one of the achievements of the BJP government in Gujarat.
This seat, which has been a stronghold of the Congress for 15 years, is in south Gujarat’s Vyara Assembly segment (Tapi district). Mohan Konkani, a Christian, is the BJP candidate from the segment.
Modi also criticised the Congress, saying it colluded with those who opposed bringing water to Kutch.