Election dates announced in five states-2022
Today, the Election Commission has announced the dates for the Legislative Assembly elections to be held in five states on Saturday, 08/01/2022. With this announcement, the election code of conduct in these states also came into force.
|EC Sh Sushil Chandra-PHOTO CREDIT-ECI|
Which states have elections
- Uttar Pradesh
- Goa and
Elections in these states will be held in 7 phases. The first phase of elections will begin on February 10 from Uttar Pradesh. On March 10, the election results of all the states will be declared simultaneously.
In view of the increasing outbreak of Corona, everyone’s eyes were towards the Election Commission. Finally today the Election Commission said that the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections to be held in five states will be conducted under strict restrictions with the Corona protocol.
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Rally will not be allowed
With this, the Election Commission said that till January 15, no road show, rally, foot march, cycle and scooter rally will be allowed. That is, now political parties will work to woo voters only through virtual rallies. No person shall take out a victory procession after the victorious results.
What Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said
Chief Election Commissioner of India Sushil Chandra made it clear that elections will be held on 690 assembly seats in five states. A total of 18.34 crore voters will vote in the election. In view of the increasing outbreak of Corona, strict protocols will be implemented. At the same time, the duty of election workers will be taken, who will have both doses of corona vaccine. Precaution doses will also be applied to those who need it.
Election program will be like this in five states
1st phase – 10th February
Phase II – February 14
Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa
Phase III – February 20
Fourth phase – 23 February
Fifth phase – February 27
Uttar Pradesh and Manipur
6th phase – 3rd March
Uttar Pradesh Manipur
Seventh and final phase – 07 March
Election results – March 10
Five main things
1- Elections will be held with the new protocol.
2- Corona infected patients will be able to vote by postal ballot.
3- 16% booths have been increased as compared to earlier. There will be a total of over 2.15 lakh polling stations.
4- The number of voters in a polling booth will be from 1200 to 1500 only.
5- The increase in the maximum limit of election expenditure for political parties has also been given. Now in big states you can spend up to 40 lakhs.
Guidelines set for political parties
1- Programs related to political parties will be videographed.
2- All political parties will declare the criminal record of their candidates.
3- Along with this, the candidate himself will also have to tell his criminal record.
4- In these three states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand, the election expenditure limit will be 40 lakhs.
5- The election expenditure limit in these two states will be 28 lakhs – Manipur and Goa
District wise election schedule in Uttar Pradesh
Phase I – February 10
Kairana, Thana Bhawan, Shamli, Budhana, Charthawal, Purkaji (SC), Muzaffarnagar, Khatauli, Meerapur, Siwalkhas, Sardhana, Hastinapur (SC), Kithor, Meerut Cantonment, Meerut, Meerut South, Chhaprauli, Baraut, Baghpat, Sahibabad, Murad , Ghaziabad, Modinagar, Dhaulana, Hapur, (SC), Garhmukteshwar, Noida, Dadri, Jewar, Secunderabad, Bulandshahr, Sayana, Anupshahr, Dibai, Shikarpur, Khurja, (SC), Khair, (SC), Barauli, Atrauli, Charra , Koil, Aligarh, Iglas, (SC), Chhata, Manth, Govardhan, Mathura, Baldev (SC), Etmadpur, Agra Cantt, (SC), Agra South, Agra North, Agra Rural (SC), Fatehpur Sikri, Kheragarh, Fatehabad, and Bah.
*UP elections district wise*
*First phase:* 10 February 2022
In Uttar Pradesh, in the first phase, elections will be held on 73 seats in 15 districts.
Gautam Budh Nagar,
*Second Phase:* 14 February 2022
In the second phase, votes will be cast in 67 assembly constituencies of 11 districts.
*Third Phase:* 20 February 2022
Elections will be held in 69 assembly constituencies of 12 districts during the third phase.
*Fourth Phase:* 23 February 2022
Elections will be held in 53 assembly constituencies of 12 districts during the fourth phase.
Rae Bareli and
*Fifth phase:* 27 February 2022
Elections will be held in 11 districts during the fifth phase in 52 assembly constituencies.
Sant Kabir Nagar,
*Sixth Phase:* 03 March 2022
Polling will be held in 49 assembly constituencies of seven districts during the fifth phase.
*Seventh Phase:* 07 March 2022
Elections will be held in the fifth phase in 40 assembly constituencies of 7 districts.