The assembly elections in Assam will be held on October 21st, 2019, Chief Elections Commissioner Sunil Arora said on September 21st, 2019. The results of the elections will be announced on October 24th, 2019, the top poll body officer said.
The notification of election will be issued on September 27th, 2019, whereas, the last date of the date of filing nominations is October 4th, 2019. The nomination applications will be scrutinised on October 5th,2019 and the last date to withdraw nominations is October 7th, 2019.
Arora informed that the by-polls to be held in 64 seats: Arunachal (1), Assam (4), Bihar (5)
Chhattisgarh (1), Himachal Pradesh (2), Punjab (4), Karnataka (15), Tamil Nadu (2), Sikkim (3)
Uttar Pradesh (11), Rajasthan (2) and Gujarat (7).
Chief Election Commissioner Arora appealed to the political parties to the use of environment-friendly campaign materials during elections.
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