The Assembly elections in five states, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, is to be held in seven phases with voting from February 10 to March 7 with 690 seats up for grabs. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
The elections would be held for 403 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, 117 in Punjab, 70 in Uttarakhand, 40 in Goa and 60 seats in Manipur.
Dates of Assembly elections
Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, announced that Uttar Pradesh would go to the polls on February 10, 14, 20, 23 and March 3 and 7; Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand would vote on February 14, while Manipur will have voting in two phases, February 27 and March 3.
In Northeast, for Manipur the dates for issue of notification for the two phases are February 1 and 4, while the last dates for filing nominations are February 8 and 11. (IANS).
On the other hand for Uttarakhand, Punjab and Goa, it is single-day voting while for Manipur it is two-phased.