New Delhi, Jan 4: Election Commission of India announced the polling dates of Punjab, Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The poll schedule has been released by the Commission. 16 crore voters will participate in the electoral round across the five states, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Naseem Zaidi announced. A total of 690 seats would be contested. The results of 2017 assembly elections of Manipur, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh would be declared on March 11. “The counting of votes would be held on March 11,” Chief Election Commissioner Naseem Zaidi announced.

CEC further stated that the model code of conduct would be imposed in the five states from today. The special code of conduct would come into force during the last 72 hours before the polls. Following are the state-wise details:

Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

  • Elections would be conducted in single phase on February 4.
  • All the 117 seats would be contested in one electoral round.
  • The electoral roll in Punjab would be published on January 5.
  • Date of notification for polls is January 11.
  • The last date for filing nominations is January 18.
  • The scrutinization of nominations would be completed by Election Commission by January 19.
  • Polling would be held on February 4.
  • The term of Punjab legislative assembly would end on March 18.
State Punjab
Date of Notification Jan 11
Last date for nominations Jan 18
Scrutiny of nominations Jan 19
Withdrawal of candidature Jan 21
Date of poll Feb 4
Date of counting March 11

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Goa Assembly Elections 2017

  • All the 40 seats in Goa would be contested in a single phase.
  • The date of notification has been announced as January 11.
  • Last date for filing affidavits for candidates is January 18.
  • The polling would he held in single phase on February 4.
  • The term of Goa legislative assembly would end on March 18.
State Goa
Date of Notification Jan 11
Last date for nominations Jan 18
Scrutiny of nominations Jan 19
Withdrawal of candidature Jan 21
Date of poll Feb 4
Date of counting March 11

For more on Goa Assembly Elections 2017, click here.

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2017

  • Polls in Uttarakhand would be held in a single phase on February 15.
  • All 70 seats in the state would be contested in one electoral round.
  • The counting of votes would be held on March 11.
  • The incumbent Uttarakhand legislative assembly will complete its term on March 18.
State Uttarakhand
Date of Notification Jan 20
Last date for nominations Jan 27
Scrutiny of nominations Jan 28
Withdrawal of candidature Jan 30
Date of poll Feb 15
Date of counting March 11

For more on Uttarakhand assembly elections 2017, click here.

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017 

  • Elections in Manipur would be held in two phases.
  • The first phase of elections would be held on March 4, 2017.
  • In the first phase of elections, 38 seats would be contested.
  • The polling for second phase would be held on March 8, 2017.
  • In the second round of elections, 22 seats would be contested.The results would be declared on March 11, 2017.
  • The term of assembly ends on March 18.
Poll event Phase – I Phase – II
Seats 38 22
Date of Notification Feb 8 Feb 11
Last date for nominations Feb 15 Feb 18
Scrutiny of nominations Feb 16 Feb 20
Withdrawal of candidature Feb 18 Feb 22
Date of poll March 4 March 8
Date of counting March 11 March 11

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 

  • Polls in Uttar Pradesh would be held in seven phases.
  • The first round of elections would be held on 73 seats on February 11.
  • Second polling round would be held in 67 constituencies on February 15.
  • Third electoral phase is scheduled on February 19. 69 seats would be contested.
  • Fourth round of elections would be held in 53 assembly segments on February 23.
  • Fifth phase is scheduled on February 27. 52 seats would be contested.
  • Sixth phase of elections would be held in 49 constituencies of March 4.
  • Seventh  and final round of elections would be held in remaining 40 constituencies.
  • Results would be declared on March 11.
  Date of notification Last date of filing Nomination Scrutiny of Nominations Withdrawal of Nomination Election date
Phase 1
(15 districts)
January 17 January 24 January 25 January 27 February 11
Phase 2
(11 districts)
January 20 January 27 January 28 January 30 February 15
Phase 3
(12 districts)
January 24 January 31 February 2 February 4 February 19
Phase 4
(12 districts)
January 30 February 6 February 7 February 9 February 23
Phase 5
(11 districts)
February 2 February 9 February 11 February 13 February 27
Phase 6
(7 districts)
February 8 February 15 February 16 February 18 March 4
Phase 7
(7 districts)
February 11 February 18 February 20 February 22 March 8