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Assembly Election 2017: EC announces dates for UP, Goa, Punjab, Manipur and Uttarakhand

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 January 2017, 15:15 IST
Assembly Election 2017: EC announces dates for UP, Goa, Punjab, Manipur and Uttarakhand
EC announces Assembly poll dates for five states in 2017. Photo: PTI

The Election Commission announced the poll dates for five state Assemblies - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand.

A press conference was held at noon, on 4 January, where Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced a list of dates including the last date of filing nominations, when each state will vote, the day of counting and other details related to security, transparency, facilities etc.

Poll dates

Uttar Pradesh: 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, February, 4, 8 March

Punjab: 4 February 2017

Manipur: 4 March 2017, 8 March 2017

Goa: 4 February 2017

Uttarakhand: 15 February 2017

State-wise details

Uttar Pradesh: 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, February, 4, 8 March

Election will be held in 7 phases for a total of 403 assembly constituencies

Phase 1

-73 constituencies

-15 districts

Districts: Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Hapur, Bulandshahar, Aligarh, Mathura, Hathra, Agra, Firozabad, Etah, Kasganj

Date of notification: 17 January

last date of nomination: 24 January

Date of scrutiny: 25 January

Date of withdrawal: 27 January

Polling date: 11 February

Phase 2

-67 assembly constituency

-11 districts

Districts: Saharanpur, Bijnor, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Bareilly, Amroha, Pilibhit, Kheri, Shahjahanpur, Badaun

date of notification: 20 January

last date of nomination: 27 January

Date of scrutiny: 28 January

Date of withdrawal: 30 January

Polling date: 15 February

Phase 3

-69 constituencies

-12 districts

Districts: Farrukhabad, Hardoi, Kannauj, Mainpuri, Etawah, Auraiya, Kanpur Dehat, Kanpur Nagar, Unnao, Lucknow, Barabanki, Sitapur

date of notification: 24 January

last date of nomination: 31 January

Date of scrutiny: 2 February

Date of withdrawal: 4 February

Polling date: 19 February

Phase 4

-53 Assembly constituencies

-12 districts

Districts: Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Allahabad, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Hamirpur, Banda, Chitrakoot, Fatehpur, Rae Bareli

Date of notification: 30 January

last date of nomination: 6 February

Date of scrutiny: 7 February

Date of withdrawal: 9 February

Polling date: 23 February

Phase 5

-52 constituency

-11 districts

Districts: Balrampur, Gonda, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Siddharthnagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Amethi, Sultanpur

Date of notification: 2 February

last date of nomination: 9 February

Date of scrutiny: 11 February

Date of withdrawal: 13 February

Polling date: 27 February

Phase 6

-49 constituency

-7 districts

Districts: Maharajganj, Kushi Nagar, Gorakhpur, Deoria, Azamgarh, Mau, Ballia

Date of notification: 8 February

last date of nomination: 15 February

Date of scrutiny: 16 February

Date of withdrawal: 18 February

Polling date: 4 March

Phase 7

-40 constituency

-7 districts

Districts: Ghazipur, Varanasi, Chandauli, Mirzapur, Bhadohi, Sonbhadra, Jaunpur

Date of notification: 11 February

last date of nomination: 18 February

Date of scrutiny: 20 February

Date of withdrawal: 22 February

Polling date: 8 march

Punjab: 4 February 2017

Elections in Punjab will take place in single phase

-117 assembly constituency

Date of notification: 11 January

last date of nomination: 18 January

Date of scrutiny: 19 January

Date of withdrawal: 21 January

Polling date: 4 February

Manipur: 4 March 2017, 8 March 2017

Elections in Manipur will take place in two phases

-60 assembly constituencies

Phase 1

-38 assembly constituency

Date of Notification: 8 February

last date of nomination: 15 February

Date of Scrutiny: 16 February

Date of withdrawal: 18 February

Polling date: 4 march

Phase 2

-22 assembly constituency

Date of Notification: 11 February

last date of nomination: 18 February

Date of scrutiny: 20 February

Date of withdrawal: 22 February

Polling date: 8 march

Goa: 4 February 2017

 
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