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  • 301 candidates contesting for 40 Assembly seats in Goa
  • 632 candiates vying for 70 Assembly seats in Uttarakhand
  • Counting of votes for states will be held on March 10

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Assembly Elections 2022: Uttarakhand and Goa voting today

Goa with over 11 lakh voters has 301 candidates contesting from 40 Assembly seats, while in Uttarakhand, which has an electorate of 81 lakh, 632 candidates are fighting from 70 seats.

Assembly Elections 2022: Goa is voting today to decide the fate of 301 candidates who are in the fray for 40 Assembly seats.

Over 11 lakh people are eligible to vote in the single-phase poll.

Traditionally a state with bipolar politics, Goa is witnessing a multi-cornered contest this time, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and other smaller parties vying to make a mark on the state's electoral scene.

The prominent candidates include Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Leader of the Opposition Digambar Kamat, former CMs Churchill Alemao, Laxmikant Parsekar, former deputy CM Vijai Sardesai, late CM Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar and AAP's CM face Amit Paleker.

Also watch: Goa Election 2022: Goa at a Glance - All you need to know about smallest state of India

In Uttarakhad, over 81 lakh voters are casting their ballot to decide the fate of 632 candidates. The elections for the 70 assembly seats of Uttarakhand spread over 13 districts are being conducted in a single phase.

It is the fifth assembly elections in Uttarakhand after its creation in 2000.

Important candidates whose fate will be decided in these polls include Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, former chief minister Harish Rawat, former minister Yashpal Arya and state Congress president Ganesh Godiyal.

Also watch: Uttarakhand Election 2022: Voting, counting, key seats and all you need to know

The counting of votes for both states will be held on March 10

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