- 22 candidates in fray
- 39,604 voters will vote
Nagpur. The administration is fully prepared for the election of Nagpur seat in the teacher’s constituency of the Legislative Council. For voting starting at 8 am on January 30, 124 polling stations have been set up in 6 districts of the division. There are a total of 22 candidates in the fray for whom 39,604 voters will vote. These include 16,702 female and 22,704 male voters. 43 polling stations have been set up in Nagpur district, while voting will be held in 14 polling stations in Wardha district, 12 in Bhandara, 10 in Gondia, 27 in Chandrapur and 18 in Gadchiroli district.
4,595 voters increased
It was told that the number of voters in this election has increased as compared to the 2017 elections. Compared to the last election, this time there has been an increase of 4,595 voters on this seat. Means the voters have shown more interest in registering this time. In the last election, the number of voters was 35,009. There are 16,480 voters in Nagpur district. There are 4,894 voters in Wardha, 3,797 in Bhandara, 3,881 in Gondia, 7,571 in Chandrapur and 3,211 in Gadchiroli.
Time difference in Gadchiroli
Polling will be held in 5 districts from 8 am to 4 pm on January 30, but in Gadchiroli this time has been kept from 7 am to 3 pm. Due to being a Naxal-affected district, the time there has been kept 1 hour earlier from the point of view of security. Let us tell that 27 candidates were in the fray for this seat of MLC election, but on January 16, 5 withdrew their names. Now 22 candidates are standing. The main contest is being told between the BJP supported candidate and the candidate of Mavia. Counting of votes and results will be declared on February 2.