EC announces dates for assembly elections in Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

 Election Commission announces dates for assembly elections in Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The physical campaigning for the elections has been banned till January 15 due to the increasing Covid-19 across the country.

Chief election commissioner Sushil Chandra addressing the media
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Election Commission announces dates for assembly elections in Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. In Uttar Pradesh, polls will be held in seven phases and in Manipur in two phases while in Goa, Uttarakhand and Punjab in single phase.

On the 403 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, polls will be held on February 10, February 14, February 20, February 23, February 27, March 3 and March 7.

In Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand, polls will be held on the same date, February 14. There are 117 assembly seats in Punjab, 40 in Goa and 70 in Uttarakhand.

While in Manipur, assembly polls will be held in two phases- February 27 and March 3. The date of counting the votes is March 10, 2022 for all the five states.

Addressing the media, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that polls will be held by following the proper Covid-19 guidelines. He said that dates of the polls have been announced after consulting with health officials and much deliberation.

The physical campaigning for the elections has been banned till January 15 due to the increasing Covid-19 across the country. The cycle or bike rallies, padyatras, vehicle rallies, roadshows and processions would be banned. CEC said that Election Commission will review the situation on January 15 and decision to allow physical campaigning or not will be taken after that.

The polling staff will be fully vaccinated and they are to be treated as frontline workers. So, booster dose will be given to them. Sushil Chandra said that there is no need to panic for voters, there would be proper safety measures in place at polling booths.

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand

Date of issue of notification            21-1-2022

Last date of making nomination    28-1-2022

Date of scrutiny                                 29-1-2022

Last date of withdrawal                   31-1-2022

Date of poll                                         14-2-2022

Date of counting                                10-2-2022

Date of completion                           12-2-2022

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur Phase 1

Date of issue of notification           1-2-2022

Last date of making nomination     8-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                 9-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                  11-2-2022

Date of poll                                        27-2-2022

Date of counting                              10-3-2022

Date of completion                          12-3-2022

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur Phase 2

Date of issue of notification             4-2-2022

Last date of making nomination    11-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                14-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                   16-2-2022

Date of poll                                          3-3-2022

Date of counting                               10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh Phase 1

Date of issue of notification          14-1-2022

Last date of making nomination   21-1-2022

Date of scrutiny                                24-1-2022

Last date of withdrawal                  27-1-2022

Date of poll                                        10-2-2022

Date of counting                               10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Phase 2:- Uttar Pradesh

Date of issue of notification           21-1-2022

Last date of making nomination   28-1-2022

Date of scrutiny                                29-1-2022

Last date of withdrawal                  31-1-2022

Date of poll                                        14-2-2022

Date of counting                               10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Phase 3:- Uttar Pradesh

Date of issue of notification           25-1-2022

Last date of making nomination     1-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                  2-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                    4-2-2022

Date of poll                                        20-2-2022

Date of counting                               10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Phase 4:- Uttar Pradesh

Date of issue of notification           27-1-2022

Last date of making nomination     3-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                  4-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                    7-2-2022

Date of poll                                        23-2-2022

Date of counting                               10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Phase 5:- Uttar Pradesh

Date of issue of notification             1-2-2022

Last date of making nomination     8-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                   9-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                  11-2-2022

Date of poll                                         27-2-2022

Date of counting                               10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Phase 6:- Uttar Pradesh

Date of issue of notification             4-2-2022

Last date of making nomination   11-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                 14-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                  16-2-2022

Date of poll                                          3-3-2022

Date of counting                                10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

Phase 7:- Uttar Pradesh

Date of issue of notification            10-2-2022

Last date of making nomination   17-2-2022

Date of scrutiny                                 18-2-2022

Last date of withdrawal                  21-2-2022

Date of poll                                          7-3-2022

Date of counting                                10-3-2022

Date of completion                           12-3-2022

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