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Voting underway for Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls


Voting underway for Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls

Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Aug 08 (ANI): Voting for the crucial Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat kicked off in the state capital Gandhinagar on Tuesday morning. The voting is currently underway.

Leaders of various political parties have begun arriving at the polling booth to cast their votes. Counting of the votes, will be held from 5 p.m., an hour after the end of polling.

In the elections, Congress needs the support of 45 MLAs for victory of Ahmed Patel who is contesting for his fifth term for the upper house. In 182-member assembly, BJP has 122 seats.

While, Congress has 51 MLAs along with 7 of Shankarinh Vaghela's camp. NCP has 2 and JD U has 1 MLA in the house.

These elections have been making headlines ever since 44 Congress MLAs went in a hideaway at a Bengaluru resort.

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