Gujarat Assembly Election results 2017: NOTA Bags 2 Lakh Votes

December 18 2017
Gujarat Assembly Election results 2017: NOTA Bags 2 Lakh Votes

The tough battle between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, early vote count trends show that independents and NOTA (none of the above) will play an important role in the Gujarat elections.

In Gujarat, NOTA with 240, 259 votes (1.9%) are just behind the BJP and the Congress, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).In Himachal Pradesh, 9887 votes pressed the NOTA button, forming 0.9 percent of the total votes counted in 61 of the 68 constituencies.NOTA was introduced by the election commission of India on October 11, 2013, following a supreme court order on September 27.Meanwhile, political analysts had predicted that NOTA could prove to be a spoiler for the BJP in the assembly election.

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