Gujarat is going to polls in two phases– on December 9 and December 14. The results of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 will be announced on December 18. Porbandar district, which was the home town of father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, will also go to polls in the first phase. The district has two constituencies– Porbandar and Kutiyana.
In 2012, Arjunbhai Devabhai Modhwadia of the Indian National Congress was defeated by
Babubhai Bhimabhai Bokhiria of BJP. BSP’s Anandbhai Hajabhai Maru, BJP’s Babubhai Bhimabhai Bokhiriya and INC’s Arjunbhai Devabhai Modhavadiya are locking horns this time.
In 2012, Congress party’s Kandhal Sarmanbhai Jadeja had defeated Karshanbhai Dulabhai Odedra of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Here is the list of candidates this year.
|BSP||Vrajalal Pababhai Sadiya|
|BJP||Odedra Lakhamanbhai Bhimabhai|
|INC||Modedra Vejabhai Lilabhai|
|IND||Odedara Balubhai Ramabhai|
|IND||Kadegiya Gangabhai Kanabhai|
|IND||Khunti Kanabhai Jakharabhai|
|IND||Joshi Harish Liladhar|
|IND||Bhatt Nitinbhai Vrajlal|
|IND||Rathod Chandulal Mohanbhai|
|IND||Vaghela Laljibhai Somabhai|
|IND||Shamala Ramabhai Goganbhai|
|NCP||Jadeja Kandhalbhai Sarmanbhai|
The Congress party and the Bharatiya Janata Party are engaged in a high-voltage election campaign. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are leading their parties from the front.