EC declares Assembly Election dates for UP, Punjab, U’khand, Manipur and Goa- Complete details here

  • The election commission of India today mentioned that the candidates will be required to affix photo on nomination papers, they will also be required to mention that they are the citizen of India.
  • 2-ECI also mentioned that nearly 160 million voters will be participating in the polls and the limit for expenses for candidates is Rs 28 lakh of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Rs 20 lakh for Manipur and Goa.
  • 3 – Expenses above Rs 20,000 have to be out of the bank accounts to be set up and it has to be through cheques: ECI
  • 4- Chief Election Commissioner of India Nasim Zaidi stated: 1.85 lakh polling stations to be in operation for Assembly Elections to the five states.
  • 5-Nasim Zaidi: Every polling station will have 4 posters for voting procedure and dos and don’t nearly
  • 6-He also mentioned that 100% voters have Electoral photo ID Card.
  • 7-There will be complete accountability of photo voter slips, colorful voter guides will be distributed to each family: Nasim Zaidi, ECI
  • 8-Nasim further went on to say that: ECI discourages use of environmentally hazardous material in Assembly Elections campaigns.
  • 9-ECI to distribute Voters’ Guide to facilitate voters; there will be voters Assistance booth manned by officials: CEC Nasim Zaidi
  • 10-Nasim added: There will be strict expenditure monitor mechanism to curb black money.





Goa:

Notification – January 11, 2017
Number of Constituencies – 40
Last date of nominations – January 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 19, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 21, 2017.
Elections will be held in single phase on February 04, 2017.
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017




Punjab:

Notification – January 11, 2017
Number of Constituencies – 117
Last date of nominations – January 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 19, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 21, 2017.
Elections will be held in single phase on February 04, 2017.
Counting of votes will be done on March 11, 2017




Uttarakhand:

Notification – January 20, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 27, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 28, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 30, 2017.
Elections will be held in single phase on February 15, 2017.
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017




Manipur:

Notification – February 08, 2017 (1st Phase), February 11, 2017 (2nd Phase)
Last date of nominations – February 15, 2017 (1st Phase), February 18, 2017 (2nd Phase)
Scrutiny of nominations – February 16, 2017 (1st Phase), February 28, 2017 (2nd Phase)
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 18, 2017 (1st Phase), March 02, 2017 (2nd Phase)
Elections will be held on – March 04, 2017 (1st Phase), March 08, 2017 (2nd Phase)
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017




Uttar Pradesh:

Uttar Pradesh has 403 constituencies and elections will take place in 7 phases
Counting of votes (All phases): March 11, 2017

Phase 1: 73 Constituencies
Notification – January 17, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 24, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 25, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 27, 2017
Elections will be held on February 11, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Phase 2: 67 Constituencies – 11 Districts
Notification – January 20, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 27, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 28, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 30, 2017
Elections will be held on February 15, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Phase 3: 69 Constituencies – 12 Districts
Notification – January 24, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 31, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 02, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 04, 2017
Elections will be held on February 19, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Phase 4: 53 Constituencies – 12 Districts
Notification – January 30, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 06, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 07, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 09, 2017
Elections will be held on February 23, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Phase 5: 52 Constituencies – 11 Districts
Notification – February 02, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 09, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 11, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 13, 2017
Elections will be held on February 27, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Phase 6: 49 Constituencies – 7 Districts
Notification – February 08, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 15, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 16, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 18, 2017
Elections will be held on March 04, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Phase 7: 40 Constituencies – 7 Districts
Notification – February 11, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 20, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 22, 2017
Elections will be held on March 08, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017