State Assembly Elections phase 2021: Election Commission has announced the dates of West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry assembly elections on Friday. Voting will be held in Bengal in eight phases. In Tamil Nadu and Kerala, voting will be held in the 1–1 phase.
State Assembly Elections phase 2021: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora gave a press conference at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on Friday, giving all the information regarding the elections of these five states.
Voting in eight phases in Bengal, first phase on March 27
According to the Election Commission, elections will be held in 8 phases for a total of 294 assembly seats in West Bengal. Voting for the first phase will take place on March 27 in Bengal. Voting for the second phase will take place on 1 April. The third phase of voting will be held on April 6 in Bengal, the fourth phase will be voted on April 10, the fifth phase will be voted on April 17, the sixth phase will be voted on April 22, while the seventh phase will be voted on April 26 and the eighth and final Voting will be held on April 29. In Bengal, the votes will be counted on 2 May and the results will be out on this day.
Puducherry: voting in one phase
According to the information of the Election Commission, there will be voting in only one phase in the Union Territory of Puducherry. There will be voting in the Union Territory on 6 April. Here also the electoral counting of votes will take place on 2 May.
Assam will vote in 3 phases
According to the Election Commission, there will be 3 phases of votes for the assembly elections in the state of Assam. In Assam, voting will be held on March 27 for the first phase, April 1 for the second phase and April 6 for the third and final phase. The results of the elections will also be revealed here on May 2 itself.
Kerala and Tamil Nadu will have 1 phase voting
The states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu will have voting in just one phase. Both states will vote for this phase on 6 April. Elections of both the states will come out on May 2.