EC declares polling dates for UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa

The poll schedule announcement comes a day after the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended holding the first half of the Budget session from 31 January to 9 February.

EC declares polling dates for UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa

Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Wednesday announced the dates for the five poll-bound states, which are Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Goa.