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The first Phase of Gujarat election 2012 has started.
About 64% polling has been recorded till 4:30 pm, according to reports.
The constituencies where polling started include 48 in seven districts of Saurashtra, 35 seats in seven districts of south Gujarat and four seats in Ahmedabad district.
Out of total 1,81,77,953 voters, there are 95,75,278 men, 86,02,557 women and 118 other voters who are likely to use their franchise.
EC has set up 21,261 polling stations and will use the same number of EVMs in the first phase polls.
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
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