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EC Announces Assembly Elections 2022: Full Schedule of Polling in 5 States
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EC Announces Assembly Elections 2022: Full Schedule of Polling in 5 States

Nowadays, India is fighting with the third wave of Covid-19 that is triggered by the contagious variant of Coronavirus named Omicron; a strict level of Covid protocols will be placed, as said by the committee of the Election Commission. Chief Election Commissioner has announced upcoming elections dates for five states. 

The assembly elections are going to be held in five states which are Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa. These elections will be completed in seven phases, with Uttar Pradesh being the first to start with polling from February 10, as announced by the Election Commission on Saturday.

Voting in the state of UP is going to be held in seven phases starting from February 10. Voting in Manipur will be starting from February 27, and take place in two phases. Goa and Uttarakhand elections will be held in a single phase on February 14. Results of all these assembly elections polling will be declared on 10th March.

The conducted model code, a set of guidelines that is issued by the poll body to conduct candidates and political parties during elections with regards to polling day, speeches, polling booths, election manifestos, portfolios, processions, etc. comes into effect after this announcement.

Full Schedule List of State-Wise Assembly Elections

  • Election in Uttar Pradesh (7 phases, 403 Seats) 

Issued Notification for 1 to 7 Phase: 14th January, 21st January, 25th January, 27th January, 1st February, 4th February, and 10th February.

Last Date To Fill Nominations for 1 to 7 Phase: 21st January, 28th January, 3rd February, 8th February, 11th February, and 17th February.

Nomination Scrutiny for 1 to 7 Phase: 24th January, 29th January, 2nd February, 4th February, 9th February, 14th February, and 18th February.

Last Date to Withdrawal the Candidature for 1 to 7 Phase: 27th January, 31st January, 4th February, 7th February, 11th February, 16th February, and 21st February.

Polling Dates: 10th February, 14th February, 20th February, 23rd February, 27th February, 3rd March, 7th March.

Date of Counting & Results: 10th March 2022

  • Election in Punjab (1 phase, 117 Seats)

Issued Date of Notification: 21st January

Last date to Fill The Nomination: 28th January

Nomination Scrutiny: 29th January and 31st January 

Polling Date: 14th February

Date of Counting & Results: 10th March 2022

  • Election in Uttarakhand (1 phase, 70 Seats)

Issued Date of Notification: 21st January

Last Date to Fill The Nomination: 28th January

Nomination Scrutiny: 29th January

Last Date to Withdraw The Candidature: 31st January

Polling Dates: 14th February

Date of Counting & Results: 10th March 2022

  • Election in Goa (1 phase, 40 Seats)

Issued Date of Notification: 21st January

Last Date To Fill The Nomination: 28th January

Nomination Scrutiny: 29th January

Last Date To Withdrawal The Candidature: 31st January

Polling Date: 14th February

Date of Counting & Results: 10the March 2022

  • Election in Manipur (2 Phases, 60 Seats)

Issued Date of Notification for 1 and 2: 1st February and 4th February

Last Date to Fill The Nomination for 1 and 2 Phase: 8th February and 11th February

Nomination Scrutiny: 9th February, 14th February 

Last Date to Withdrawal The Candidature: 11th February, and 3rd March

Polling Dates: 27th February, 3rd March

Date of Counting & Results: 10th March 2022

The Election Commission Worked on Majorly Three Objectives for Elections 

They should be COVID-19 safe elections, transparent and peaceful election polls with maximum participation of voters.

Terming the current situation as “very dynamic”, the duty of government officials on the poll will be vaccinated double. Officials of elections will be treated as the frontline workers and administered with booster doses. The election commission also said that chief secretaries in poll-bound states were directed to accelerate the vaccination process to ensure a lesser number of viruses spread during the election process. Apart from it, the time for polling has also been increased by an hour to reduce footfall numbers in polling booths. The people involved in the process of voting include officials, voters, and party representatives who have been directed to adhere to the behavior of Covid-appropriates.

As per the current situation of Covid, the election commission announced the absolute moratorium on physical padayatra, processions, bicycle, or cycle rallies till the date of January 15. Victory rallies or Nukkad sabhas have also been prohibited.

As per the data released by the election commission, 18.34 crore electors are participating in elections, in which, 8.55 women are included. The election commission said that every poll-bound state will have a particular booth that will be managed by women.

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