Assembly polls dates declared: Check full schedule for West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry elections here
Assembly polls dates: Voting for five assembly elections will begin on March 27, with West Bengal having the maximum eight phases continuing till April 29, while counting of votes for the four states and one union territory will be done on May 2, the Election Commission said on Friday.
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Voting will take place for 126 seats in Assam, 234 in Tamil Nadu, 294 in West Bengal, 140 in Kerala and 30 in Puducherry.
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1. Elections in Assam will be conducted in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6,
2. Polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will take place in a single phase on April 6.
3. Elections for the West Bengal assembly will be held in eight phases, up from seven last time, beginning with polling for 30 seats on March 27.
4. The second phase of West Bengal's assembly elections has been scheduled for April 1 and will cover 30 constituencies.
5. This will be followed by the third phase on April 6 for 31 seats
6. The fourth on April 10 for 44 constituencies,
7. Fifth phase on April 17 for 45 seats,
8. Sixth phase for 43 seats on April 22
9. Seventh phase on April 26 for 36 seats
10. Eighth phase on April 29 for 35 seats.
The Election Commission will appoint two special observers for West Bengal and a third can also be sent if required, CEC Sunil Arora said in response to queries on whether enough arrangements are in place for the polls in the state, where many have been raising questions about political violence.
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