Assembly polls 2016: Know about the 4 states, Puducherry

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New Delhi, March 5:The Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Union Territory of Puducherry will be held in phases across a span of 43 days between April 4, 2016 and May 16, 2016.

While Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will have single day polling on May 16, West Bengal will have polling in six phases and Assam will have in two phases.

Election Commission of India

Here are the details of all the states and Puducherry, as disclosed by the Election Commission.

West Bengal

Number of constituencies: 294

Number of phases: 6* (18, 56, 62, 49, 53, 56 )

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: March 11&14, 22, 28, April 1, 4, 7

Last Date for Nominations: March 18&21, 29, April 4, 8, 11

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations: March 19&22, 30, April 5, 9, 19

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: March 21&26, April 1, 7, 11, 21

Date of poll: April 4&11, 17, 21, 25, 30, May 5

*First phase will be held on two days.

[Read: 5 states assembly election dates announced; poll results to be declared on May 19]

Assam:

Number of constituencies: 126

Number of phases: 2 (65, 61)

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: March 11, 14

Last Date for Nominations: March 18, 21

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations: March 19, 22

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: March 21, 26

Date of polling: April 4, 11

[Read: Tamil Nadu polls 2016: DMK, DMDK inch closer to alliance]

Kerala

Number of constituencies: 140

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: April 22

Last Date for Nominations: April 29

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations: April 30

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: May 2

Date of polling: May 16

[Read: Poll dates announced: Political fronts in Kerala all set for assembly elections 2016]

DMK-DMDK

Tamil Nadu

Number of constituencies: 234

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: April 22

Last Date for Nominations: April 29

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations: April 30

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: May 2

Date of polling: May 16

Puducherry

Number of constituencies: 30

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: April 22

Last Date for Nominations: April 29

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations: April 30

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: May 2

Date of polling: May 16

Counting of votes on May 19.

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