Telangana Assembly Polls On Dec 7, Results On 11
Elections to the 119-member Telangana Legislative Assembly will be held on a single day, December 7, and the results will be declared on December 11.
Hyderabad | 6th October 2018
Elections to the 119-member Telangana Legislative Assembly will be held on a single day, December 7, and the results will be declared on December 11, the Chief Election Commissioner, O P Rawat, announced today.
Elections will also be held to the Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Mizoram in November and December 2018.
According to the schedule released, the election notification for Telangana will be issued on November 12. The last date for receiving nominations will be November 19, the scrutiny of the nomination papers will be taken up on November 20, and the last date for the withdrawal of nominations will be November 22.
Polling for all the 119 assembly constituencies will be held in one phase on December 7, and the counting of votes will take place on December 11.
With this announcement the Model Code of Conduct will come into force with immediate effect in the four other states, while in Telangana the code came into effect from September 6, the day the Assembly was dissolved, the CEO said.
The elections for Chhattisgarh will be held in two phases - elections will be held for 18 assembly constituencies on November 12, and for 72 constituencies on November 20. The elections for Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram will be held on November 28, while those for Rajasthan will be held on December 7, along with those for Telangana.
In reply to a question relating to a case pending in court with regard to the voters list for Telangana, the CEO said that the case pertained only to the electoral rolls, and that there was enough time to correct the rolls. All details related to the voters' list would be submitted to the court, he said. The voters' list would be announced on October 12, he added.
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