Ahmedabad: As the counting progresses in Gujarat, Alpesh Takur sustains the lead. It is reported that the Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel marks his lead. Rivaba Jadeda, has made a strong lead in her maiden contest in Jamnagar North constituency.
In Vadgam, Congress leader Jignesh Mevani trails behind and BJP’s Manilal Vagela has a clear lead. The lead status shows fluctuations in Virangam, where Hardik Patel contested. In Morbi, where the suspension bridge collapsed on 30 October, BJP is thumping its lead. Kantilal Amrutiya, who had saved several lives in the mishap, is the BJP candidate there.
BJP shows its clear lead in Gujarat’s prime constituencies of Surat, Gandhinagar and Vadodara.
The counting pof votes started at 8 am at 37 centres in 33 districts for the Gujarat Assembly elections.