Bihar assembly election full schedule: The elections for the 243 Assembly seats in Bihar will take place in three phases between October 28 till November 7. Announcing the Bihar polls dates, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said, “Elections for the first phase will take place on October 28 on 71 Assembly constituencies, elections for second phase on 94 seats will take place on November 3, and the third phase poll on 78 Assembly seats will be on November 7.” The counting of votes will take place on November 10.Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Railways to Operate 6 Pairs of Passenger Special Trains in Bihar From August 1 | Full List Here

Further, due to the pandemic which can slow the voting process, the polling time has been increased by one hour. “Now the polling time will be between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.” Sunil Arora said. Also Read - Bihar Crime News: Ex-Mayor of Kathihar Shot Dead by Gunmen; Border Sealed, Search on For Accused

Check below Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Bihar-2020: Also Read - Bihar Hooch Tragedy: 16 Dead in West Champaran, Probe Underway

Poll Events

Phase-I (71 ACs)

Phase-II (94 ACs)

Phase-III (78 ACs)

Date of Issue of Notification

01.10.2020
(Thursday)

09.10.2020
(Friday)

13.10.2020
(Tuesday)

Last date of making nomination

08.10.2020
(Thursday)

16.10.2020
(Friday)

20.10.2020
(Tuesday)

 

Date of Scrutiny

09.10.2020
(Friday)

17.10.2020
(Saturday)

21.10.2020
(Wednesday)

Last date of withdrawal

12.10.2020
(Monday)

19.10.2020
(Monday)

23.10.2020
(Friday)

 

Date of Poll

28.10.2020
(Wednesday)

03.11.2020
(Tuesday)

07.11.2020
(Saturday)

 

Date of Counting

10.11.2020
(Tuesday)

10.11.2020
(Tuesday)

10.11.2020
(Tuesday)

Date of completion

12.11.2020
(Thursday)

12.11.2020
(Thursday)

12.11.2020
(Thursday)

According to the poll panel, there are 7.29 crore voters in the state, including 3.85 crore male and 3.4 crore female voters and 1.6 lakh service voters.

The term of the Bihar Assembly comes to an end on November 29.