HindustanTimes Thu,18 Dec 2014
Modi welcomes announcement of Gujarat poll schedule
Ahmedabad, October 03, 2012
First Published: 18:53 IST(3/10/2012)
Last Updated: 17:51 IST(10/10/2012)

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed the announcement of state assembly poll dates by the Election Commission.

"Elections are the biggest festival of democracy. We will take part with true festive spirit. I welcome the announcement of the poll dates," Modi wrote on twitter, welcoming the declaration.

The assembly polls in Gujarat are to be held in two phases on December 13 and 17, the EC announced. The counting of votes for Gujarat shall take place on December 20.

Modi has been running a very aggressive campaign in the run-up to the election.

Currently, he is on Swami Vivekanand Yuva Vikas Yatra, under which, the entire state will be covered by October 10.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus


Gujarat Elections 2012:
Don't miss

Cong to target Modi through music CDs

In a carefully crafted strategy for the coming elections in Gujarat, the Congress is avoiding personal attacks on chief minister Narendra Modi. Instead, the party will target him on development issues, Aurangzeb Naqshbandi reports.

EC bans using Navratra functions for poll campaign

 Election Commission which on Sunday barred all kinds of political activities at religious functions in poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh during the nine-day revelry.
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved