Articles tagged under: Election Commission

4.47 crore voters in Gujarat as on January 31st 2019: EC

January 31, 2019
4.47 crore voters in Gujarat as on January 31st 2019: EC

Gandhinagar: According to Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat Dr. S.Murli Krishna, the total number of voters in Gujarat as on January 31st this year is 4.47 crore (4,47,44,759). Of them gents voters are 2,32,55,937 while female voters are 2,14,87,769. 7,65,612 votes are in 18-19 age group while 7,38,402 voters are above 80. 1,053 voters are from third sex. 10,69,239 voters were added during Matdar Sudharna programme while 3,99,754 were removed. Thus total increase in number of vo...Read More

Ahmedabad, Gir, Gujarat find mention in PM Narendra Modi’s Mann ki Baat radio address

January 27, 2019

Gandhinagar: The city of Ahmedabad and forest of Gir found mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat radio address today morning. The Prime Minister mentioned Ahmedabad in reference to Dr. Vikram Sarabhai's statue he unveiled during his last visit to Gujarat. He mentioned Gir forest in reference to a polling station which is set up every election for a single voter. "....Whereas we hear of a polling station at 15,000 feet above mean sea level in Himachal Pradesh we also ...Read More

12.37 lakh first time voters in Gujarat polls, over 2 crore voters in 20-39 age group

November 29, 2017
12.37 lakh first time voters in Gujarat polls, over 2 crore voters in 20-39 age group

Gandhinagar: 12,37,606 voters in 18-19 age group will exercise their right to vote for the first time in upcoming Gujarat assembly general elections scheduled to take place on December 9 and 14. According to Election Commission, there are over 4.35 crore voters in Gujarat, of which more than half or say 51.92% are in 18-39 age group. Age group 18-19: 12,37,606 voters 20-29: 1,01,11,576 30-39: 1,12,53,348 40-49: 84,71,874 50-59: 62,95,237 60-69: 36,78,207 70-79: 18...Read More

Election Commission reaches out to overseas Indians to encourage voting

November 04, 2016
Election Commission reaches out to overseas Indians to encourage voting

New Delhi:Out of nearly 11.4 million non-resident Indians across the globe, only 16,000 are registered as 'overseas Indian voters' in the country. Seeking to attract more eligible overseas Indians to register themselves as voters in the country, the Election Commission has now started to reach out to them. As part of its outreach programme, the poll panel has launched an online survey for overseas Indians to assess their level of awareness about the registration and voting process and to a...Read More

Varesh Sinha appointed State Election Commissioner of Gujarat

November 25, 2014

Gandhinagar, 25 November 2014 In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article-243 K of the Constitution of India, the Governor of Gujarat today appointed Dr. Varesh Sinha, IAS(Retired) as the State Election Commissioner for the State of Gujarat, with effect from the forenoon of the 26th November, 2014, or with effect from the date he assumes the charge of that office, whichever is later. This was communicated by K.Srinivas, Principal Secretary to Gov...Read More

Three officers appointed to Election Commission in Gujarat

January 13, 2014

Ahmedabad, 13 January 2014 Three IAS officers are today appointed to the Election Commission office in Gujarat. Urban development Corporation MD Ashwini Kumar has been appointed as special CEO of EC. Gandhinagar Municipal Commissioner Lalit Padalia has been appointed Joint CEO of EC. Bharatuch DDO Adra Agrawal has been appointed Joint CEO of EC. Read More

Election Commission issues notice to Narendra Modi for ‘khooni panja’ remarks

November 13, 2013

New Delhi, 13 November 2013 The Election Commission of India today served a notice to Shri Narendra Modi for his comment against rival Congress during a rally in Chhattisgarh last week, where he referred to a "khooni panja" or bloody hand. Shri Modi has been asked to submit his reply by 16 November. On Thursday, Shri Modi had said at a rally in Dongargarh, "Yadi aap chahte hain ki Chattisgarh ke upar kisi khooni panje ka saya na pade to aap sabhi kamal mein button daba...Read More

Pawar, NCP, ECI, Modi, Tulsi encounter case: A day in video

October 10, 2012

Ahmedabad, 10 October 2012 A day in video NCP's national convention in Vadodara/Baroda: Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel, Tariq Answar speak on Gujarat related affairs Ahmedabad Collector Vijay Nehra briefs media on arrangements of ECI to check misuse of money power in poll season Yatin Ojha, Mukul Sinha speak on today's development in court in Tulsi Prajapati encounter case Narendra Modi pays tribute to late former Gujarat Governor Naval Kishor Sharma ...Read More

Insightful video on district Collector’s interaction with media on ‘model code of conduct’

October 05, 2012

Ahmedabad, 5 October 2012 Presented here is the video of Ahmedabad district collector Shri Vijay Nehra's interaction with media on the subject of 'Code of Conduct' and related affairs. Though this video discusses the code of conduct implementation in Ahmedabad district, it is equally true for any other district of Gujarat at this time. Insightful video on the ground rules and actions after the code of conduct is in effect. Read More

3,78,15,306 voters in Gujarat, 61.45% of total population:EC

August 31, 2012

Ahmedabad, 31 August 2012 There has been addition of 12,77,662 new voters in the state of Gujarat. The total number of voters in Gujarat is now 3,78,15,306. As per the census figure of 2011, Gujarat's population in 2012 is 6.15 crore. Thus 61.45% of them are voters. Chief Election Commissioner of Gujarat smt Anita Karwal today shared the details on this and said, "there are 3.78 crore voters in Gujarat which shows that 38.55% population is under 18." She said while 12,7...Read More