Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Meet the 126-year-old woman who cast her vote in Rajkot

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Rajkot: The most established voter in Rajkot, 126-year-old Chandravadiya Ajiben Sidabhai, make her choice on Saturday amid the primary period of Gujarat races.

As per her voter ID card, her date of birth is 1 January 1891.

She has voted in each race in Gujarat since 1960, according to media reports. Chandravadiya hails from Upleta town is a mother of six little girls and a child.

A unique game plan is said to have been made in the stall for her so she didn’t need to remain in long line.

Sixty-eight percent surveying was recorded in the main period of surveys in 89 Assembly situates in Gujarat where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress’ prospective president Rahul Gandhi have secured an intense, high-stakes political fight following a 22-year BJP rule.

The last figure was probably going to go up since individuals were all the while remaining in lines outside surveying focuses after the end of voting at 5 pm, Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said in Delhi.

Indeed, even as the surveying go off gently, Opposition pioneers raised anxieties about electronic voting machine (EVM) altering, a charge dismissed by the EC.

Sixty-eight percent of the 2.1 crore voters practiced their establishment, Sinha said.

Reacting to a progression of inquiries on reports of EVM altering, Deputy Election Commissioner Sandeep Jain said one protestation documented by a Congress hopeful in Porbandar in regards to his phone getting associated with an EVM through ‘Bluetooth’ was observed to be off base.

The objection was held up by senior Congress pioneer Arjun Modhwadia.

Jain said specialists found that the wireless was really associated with the Bluetooth of a surveying operator’s versatile.

The EVM has “no receptors” and can’t be associated with some other gadget aside from the control unit and the paper trail machine, he stated, including it has no Bluetooth or USB (pen drive in like manner speech) port.

The second period of surveying in 93 seats will be hung on December 14 while the checking of votes is booked on December 18.


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