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    Gujarat Elections 2022: Tough Fight Between BJP-Congress, Opposition Decides From Power Tomorrow


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    Counting of votes for Gujarat assembly elections tomorrow
    Tripartite fight between BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party

    Ahmedabad. With hours to go for counting of votes in the Gujarat assembly elections, the ruling BJP is elated with its seventh consecutive win in the state. There is a tripartite rivalry between BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party. Political observers said the results would determine who would emerge as the main opposition party in Gujarat. Exit poll predictions predict a big majority for the BJP in Gujarat. If true, the party will be seen retaining power in the state for the seventh consecutive term and achieving a feat equal to that of the Left Front in West Bengal.

    A big win here for the BJP would strengthen Narendra Modi’s bid for a third consecutive term as prime minister in 2024. An observer said the Congress’s role as the main challenger to the BJP is at risk. Whether the party’s ‘silent campaign’ has influenced the people or not, the results will show. The top leaders of the party were busy with the Bharat Jod Yatra.

    Big opportunity for Aam Aadmi Party

    For the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is campaigning aggressively, the Gujarat election is an opportunity to establish itself as a national party and at the national level. BJP There are opportunities to challenge. Buoyed by its victory in the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections, AAP hopes that the people of Gujarat will accept its welfare politics. The BJP struggled in the recent elections after ruling the state for 27 years, battling anti-incumbency sentiment. The major issues in the election were unemployment, price hike, non-reach of water in some parts of the state, land acquisition for major projects and farmers not getting proper compensation for crop damage due to excess rains.

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    This year the voter turnout has decreased by almost four percent compared to 2017. As against 68.39 per cent in 2017, the state saw only 64.33 per cent voter turnout. A general apathy of urban voters in exercising their right to vote has been attributed to the decline in voter turnout. The low polling percentage worried the BJP and the party made all-out efforts to increase the polling figures in the second phase. The contest in Gujarat has traditionally been between the BJP and the Congress, but this time with AAP entering the fray, it has become trilateral.

    Tags: Assembly Elections 2022, Gujarat Assembly Elections, Gujarat election, Gujarat news

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