The Election Commission of India has announced the dates on which the state assembly elections will take place in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh today.
4: 55 PM: Poll schedule planned such that Himachal result does not impact Gujarat elections: CEC said during the press conference.
4: 45 PM: In 2012, the Congress contested the elections under the leadership of Virbhadra Singh from Himchal Pradesh and won 36 of the 68 seats.
4: 40 PM: Gujarat assembly elections to be held prior to 18 December, Election commission said.
4: 35 PM: It is being speculated that the election dates for Gujarat will be announced at a later date.