The Election Commission (EC) on February 26 reported the Legislative Assembly election plan for four states-Assam, Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and a Union Territory – Puducherry.
The democratic will be held between March 27 and April 29. The meaning of all the five congregations will be hung on May 2, the poll board reported.
The democratic will be held for 294 assembly seats of West Bengal in eight stages, for 126 seats of Assam in three phases and in a solitary stage for 234 seats of Tamil Nadu, 140 seats Kerala and 30 seats of Puducherry, the election commission said.
The principal stage for 30 seats of West Bengal will be hung on March 27. The second stage for 30 assembly seats will be hung on April 1. The third stage for 31 assembly seats will be hung on April 6. The fourth stage for 44 seats will be hung on April 10. The fifth stage for 45 assembly seats will be hung on April 17. The 6th stage for 43 seats will be hung on April 22. The seventh stage for 36 seats will be hung on April 26. The eighth and the last period of polls for 35 seats of West Bengal will be hung on April 29.
In Assam, the principal stage for 45 seats will be hung on March 27. The second stage for 39 bodies electorate on April 1 and the third and last stage for 40 seats will be hung on April 6.
Polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will be held in a solitary stage on April 6.
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora declared the dates at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi. This would be the last election as CEC for Sunil Arora, who demits office on April 30 this year.
In all, as numerous as 18.68 Crore electorates will project their votes at 2.7 lakh polling states in these elections for 824 assembly voting demographics across four states and the Union Territory.
This will be the significant central arrangement of polls held amid the Coronavirus pandemic after the Bihar elections held in October-November a year ago.
Arora said the Bihar election was a turning point and a litmus test for the poll board. He said that the Commission would guarantee elections are directed with COVID-19-prompted wellbeing conventions.
All polling authorities will be immunized before the election, Arora said. The polling time consistently expanded by 1 hour like in Bihar polls, he said.
The particulars of the authoritative congregations of Assam, Kerala Tamil Nadu Assembly and West Bengal Assembly will terminate between May 24 and June 1.
In the last assembly polls in these states and Union Territories in 2016, Congress could win just in Puducherry, where President’s Rule has been forced. The 30-part assembly held under suspension the V Narayanasamy-drove surrendered recently in the wake of losing the trust vote. The term of the suspended Puducherry assembly lapses on June 8.
West Bengal is the most significant election prize that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been peering toward as of late. The state sees the most high-stakes fight with double cross boss priest Mamata Banerjee confronting an extreme test from the BJP during a progression of abandonments from her Trinamool Congress to the saffron gathering and defilement examinations against her gathering chiefs, including her nephew Abhishek Banerjee.
LIKEWISE, the BJP has dispatched a forceful mission to hold power in Assam, where it won without precedent for 2016, beating Congress.
Top BJP pioneers, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and gathering president JP Nadda have just battled in the two states.
In Tamil Nadu, the resistance coalition drove by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is taking on the occupant All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), a senior union accomplice of the BJP. The arrival of the ousted AIADMK pioneer and comrade of previous Tamil Nadu boss priest J Jayalalithaa, VK Sasikala, had made Tamil Nadu governmental issues fascinating.
In Kerala, it’s a fight for the decision Left-Led front and the Congress-drove resistance alliance. The voters have, in the past, shifted back and forth between the two. The CPM desires to proceed with its benefits in the lone state it rules after a triumph in the new nearby body elections. The BJP has so far been a minor part of the state. The gathering is, be that as it may, preparing to challenge the decision Left-drove alliance. It has roped in “Metro Man” E Sreedharan, who hails from Kerala.
The poll dates’ declaration implies Model Code of Conduct comes into place in the poll-bound states and Union Territories.