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Gujarat, Himachal Election 2022: EC likely to announce poll schedule for Gujarat and HP today

New Delhi: The Election Commission is going to hold a press conference at 3 pm today in which it will announce the dates for the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections. Elections in both the states are due later this year.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The Election Commission is going to hold a press conference at 3 pm today in which it will announce the dates for the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections. Elections in both the states are due later this year. BJP and Aam Aadmi Party are fiercely surrounding each other in both the states.

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There are 182 seats in Gujarat. 40 seats are reserved. 13 seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 27 seats for Scheduled Tribes Tribal Society. In the 2017 election, BJP got 77 seats to 99, Congress. Two seats were received by the Indian Tribal Party, a seat NCP, the other had won independent in three seats. It also included Congress Supported Jignesh Mawani.

In Gujarat for a long time, BJP and Congress are being compelled. But this time the Aam Aadmi Party is also working hard for the assembly elections. The term of the Gujarat Assembly ends on February 18, 2023 while the term of the Himachal House, meanwhile, ends on January 8, 2023.

Elections were held for 68 assembly seats in the state in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017. At present there are total 68 assembly constituencies in the state and 35 seats will be required to form the government.

In the 2017 Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, 17 assembly seats in the state were reserved for Scheduled Castes. At the same time, 3 assembly constituencies were reserved for Scheduled Tribes. The state had 48 assembly seats for the general category. In the last assembly elections, BJP had won 44 seats, Congress 21 and others three.

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