Monday, March 8, 2021
Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

Election Commission announces poll dates for five states

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

The Election Commission today announced poll dates for four states and one union territory that go to polls in April-May, 2016. While elections will be held in two phases in Assam, West Bengal will vote in six phases. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will have a single phase.

Around 17 crore voters will cast their vote in assembly elections in these five states, according to Nasim Zaidi, Chief Election Commissioner.

The model code of conduct for the election comes to effect immediately in the states.

The elections will begin on April 4 in Assam and counting in all the five states will be held on May 19. The second phase of polling in Assam will be on April 11.

While Puducherry, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will cast vote on 16th May, West Bengal will exercise its franchise in six phases: April 4, April 11, April 17, April 21, April 25 and May 5.  

The EC also announced a slew of features, some of which will be introduced for the first time.

Photographs of all candidates will be present on the EVMs to eliminate confusion for voters

A symbol for NOTA has also been introduced for the first time.

Special ramps will be constructed outside polling booths for physically challenged.

Separate polling booths for women will also be set up.


Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

News Update

Batla House encounter: Ariz Khan found guilty of murder by Delhi court

A Delhi court on Monday held Indian Mujahideen terrorist Ariz Khan guilty of murdering Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma during the encounter that took place between police and terrorists at South-East Delhi's Batla House.

Sundarbans: Calcutta HC directs 24 Parganas DMs to issue orders against all illegal activities

The Division Bench of Chief Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee passed this order while hearing a Petition filed by Debajyoti Deb.

Coronavirus vaccination: PIL in Bombay HC wants judges, lawyers to be classified frontline workers

According to the PIL, lawyers across the state are falling victim to coronavirus infection after the court resumed physical functioning.
Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.