Key dates of UP, other states election here

The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the schedule of the assembly elections to be held in five states including Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand.

Key dates of UP, other states election here

The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the schedule of the assembly elections to be held in five states including Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand.

Over 16 crore people will cast their vote in this year’s assembly polls. Here is a list of dates of when each state will vote, phases, if any, and the day of counting.

Counting of votes of all the 5 states will be held on March 11.


Uttar Pradesh:

The politically crucial Uttar Pradesh (UP) will host elections in 7 phases.

Total Number of seats in UP assembly: 403

        



































Phases  Polling dates
Phase 1    February 11
Phase 2    February 15
Phase 3    February 19
Phase 4    February 23
Phase 5    February 27
Phase 6  March 4
Phase 7   March 8

Punjab:

Punjab which has 117 assembly seats will have one-phase election.

Poll date: February 4, 2017


Goa:

Goa will have one-phase election.

Total assembly seats: 40

Poll date: February 4, 2017


Uttarakhand:

Uttarakhand will have one-phase election.

Total assembly seats: 70

Poll date: February 15, 2017


Manipur:

Manipur will have two-phase election.

Total assembly seats: 60















Phases Polling dates
Phase 1March 4
Phase 2March 8