Meroo Gadhvi
Meroo Gadhvi
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Thursday 26 Oct 17 06:54:38 PM
Press Conference held for Assembly Election
Press Conference held for Assembly Election

Valsad: Code of Conduct has come into force from 25th October 2017 as the General Election of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly was declared by Election commission of India, New Delhi. Voting will be held on 9 December in Valsad district for 5 assembly constituencies. A press conference was organized by the District Electoral Officer and Collector C R Kharsan at Collector's office for implementing the strict code of conduct for unbiased peaceful election. 

In the press Conference, Collector C R Kharsan gave the information that notification for the election will be declared on 14 November. The last date for filing nominations will be 21 November. The date for scrutiny of nominations will be 22 November. The last date for withdrawal of the nominations will be 24 November. The counting of the votes will take place on 18 December. The code of conduct will be in force from 25 October to 20 December.

Valsad district has total 11,61,939  voters which includes 6,00,076 male and 5,61,863 female voters. There is total 1355 polling booth over 1110 villages and 245 urban areas in the district. VVPAT will also be used with EVM machine during the assembly election. The VVPAT machine would ensure the voter about their vote so that an impartial election can take place. Special ladies booth will also be set up especially for women voters at each booth in which only women will be staffed.

For the implementation of Code of Conduct, surveillance team, nodal officers, 17 flying squads and 19 statistic teams have been functioning in Valsad district.