Elections 2017 Dates announced UP Punjab Uttarakhand Manipur & Goa Full Details with Rules & Regulations

Elections 2017 Dates announced UP Punjab Uttarakhand Manipur & Goa Full Details with Rules & Regulations :- After so much of wait and anticipation today finally on 4 January 2017 Election Commission of India has announced the dates for the 5 states Polls which are going to be held in Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand and Punjab next month along with all the rules and regulations which Candidates, Parties as well as voters have to follow and we will reveal all the details regarding it in the article further.

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Election Commission of India announcements 4 January 2017 Full Details Written

Here are the announcements made by the Election Commission of India on assembly election 2017 dates and phases:

  • Assemblies expiring on: Goa 18 March, Manipur 18 March, Punjab 18 March, Uttarakhand 26 March, and Uttar Pradesh 27 March.
  • Number of constituencies: 619/690 – 133 reserved for Scheduled Castes, 23 for Scheduled Tribes.
  • Millions of errors, multiple entries have been removed from the electoral rolls.
  • Revised electoral rolls published on: Goa – January 5, Manipur – January 12, Punjab – January 5, Uttarakhand – January 10, and Uttar Pradesh – January 12.
  • The Election Commission will distribute photo voters slip to all voters. These have been improved.
  • Colourful voter guide will be distributed to all families. This will have details of polling stations, date and time of polling, ID docs that can be used, etc.
  • 1.85 Lakh polling stations will be covered. This has increased by 15 per cent.
  • There are over 16 crore voters in the 5 states.
  • For secrecy, height of the voting compartment has been raised to 30 inches.
  • Electronic Voter Machines or EVMs will be used in all states.
  • As you know there is a symbol provided at bottom of EVM for ‘None Of The Above’ or NOTA.
  • In certain constituencies there will be Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail or VVPAT.
  • The number of constituencies with VVPAT will be increased.
  • Election Commission is joining the rank of global leaders in the area of electronic transmission of votes. This is a historic (first) step.
  • Electronic transmission of votes done keeping in mind defence personnel.
  • Postal votes will be transmitted one-way in certain constituencies.
  • Candidates will be required to file a no demand certificate.
  • The rules have also been changed. Candidates will have to fix a photograph on nomination paper. They will have to declare that they are citizens of
  • India, not sought foreign citizenship.
  • The model code of conduct comes into immediate effect.
  • The Election Commission is determined to ensure strict compliance.
  • In the last 72 hours there are reports of malpractices, so new SOP has been introduced.
  • The Election Commission is discouraging parties from using any environmentally hazardous materials for publicity. We also discourage the use of loudspeakers.
  • We will conduct elections in free and fair manner.
  • Counting of votes for all states (all phases) on March 11, 2017.

Assembly Elections 2017 India Dates and Phases Details

PUNJAB

Notification – January 11, 2017
Number of Constituencies – 117
Last date of nominations – January 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 19, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 21, 2017.
Elections will be held on February 04, 2017 – In single phase.
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

UTTARAKHAND

Notification – January 20, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 27, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 28, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 30, 2017.
Elections will be held on February 15, 2017 – In single phase.
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

MANIPUR

PHASE 1:
Notification – February 08, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 15, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 16, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 18, 2017
Elections will be held on – March 04, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 2:
Notification – February 11, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 28, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – March 02, 2017
Elections will be held on March 08, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

UTTAR PRADESH

Uttar Pradesh has 403 constituencies and elections will take place in 7 phases
Counting of votes (All phases): March 11, 2017

PHASE 1: 73 Constituencies
Notification – January 17, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 24, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 25, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 27, 2017
Elections will be held on February 11, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 2: 67 Constituencies – 11 Districts
Notification – January 20, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 27, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 28, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 30, 2017
Elections will be held on February 15, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 3: 69 Constituencies – 12 Districts
Notification – January 24, 2017
Last date of nominations – January 31, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 02, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 04, 2017
Elections will be held on February 19, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 4: 53 Constituencies – 12 Districts
Notification – January 30, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 06, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 07, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 09, 2017
Elections will be held on February 23, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 5: 52 Constituencies – 11 Districts
Notification – February 02, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 09, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 11, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 13, 2017
Elections will be held on February 27, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 6: 49 Constituencies – 7 Districts
Notification – February 08, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 15, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 16, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 18, 2017
Elections will be held on March 04, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

PHASE 7: 40 Constituencies – 7 Districts
Notification – February 11, 2017
Last date of nominations – February 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – February 20, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – February 22, 2017
Elections will be held on March 08, 2017
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

GOA

Notification – January 11, 2017
Number of Constituencies – 40
Last date of nominations – January 18, 2017
Scrutiny of nominations – January 19, 2017
Last date for withdrawal of nominations – January 21, 2017.
Elections will be held on February 04, 2017 – In single phase.
Counting of votes: March 11, 2017

Note: Counting of all the seats of all 5 states will take place on 11 March 2017

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