Gujarat Election 2017 : Check out the BJP, Congress, OBC Seats in the Second Phase
Gujarat has 93 Assembly seats in the second phase. There are 53 seats in northern and 40 seats in Central Gujarat. OBC, Patidar, Rajput, Adivasi Voters play an important role in defeat and victory. Of the 93 seats, 33 seats are OBC and 15 seats are dominated by Patidars. In this phase there are 14 seats for ST and 6 seats reserved for SC 38 seats are urban. In the 2012 elections, BJP won 52 out of 93 seats and Congress won 39 seats. The second phase includes the seat of Modi’s hometown, Vadnagar. In the same area, last year, Patidar leader Hardik Patel and OBC leader Amrish Thakor are campaigning and rallying. Both have supported the Congress. There are about 40% OBC voters in northern and central Gujarat. It has about 20% of the population.
Two important things
1. BJP got only two seats in the 1984 Lok Sabha elections. One seat from it was Mehsana. It comes in this area.
2. After the 2002 riots, BJP won 37 of the 41 seats in the middle.
16 seats in Ahmedabad; 14 BJP, 2 near Congress
Ahmedabad district is the most important district in this phase. Here are 16 seats and about 39 lakh voters. In 2012, BJP had won 14 and Congress had won two seats. Patidar Voter is crucial for 5 seats. Muslim voters are in large numbers in 4 seats. Here, Narendra Modi has been MLA from Maninagar seat from 2002 to 2014.
54 rural seats, BJP at 23
In the districts where the voting is to be held in the second phase, there were 95 seats in 2002. In it, 73 seats were won by the BJP.
– In the 2007 elections, BJP had 56 seats out of 95 Assembly seats in Central and North Gujarat.
– There are 54 rural seats in second phase. Of which BJP got only 23 seats in 2012. The Congress and its allies won 31 seats.
– Because of the Amul Cooperative in Kheda district, the Congress is dominating the surrounding 21 rural seats.
BJP 4 seats lost by 2% votes
In 2012, due to Keshubhai Patel, BJP had lost 11 seats in North Gujarat. Of these, 4 seats were lost by BJP less than 2300 votes. On this, the Congress got 2% more votes than BJP.
– Former CM Shankar Singh Vaghela has good influence on the upper and tribal voters in this area. This time his election option party is contesting all 182 seats.
– With 14 MLAs left Congress with Vaghela. They can harm the Congressional vote bank.