New Delhi: The Election Commission of India(ECI) on Saturday announced dates of Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana on Saturday. Also Read - BJP Workers Clash With Security in Bengal's Barrackpore After Parivartan Yatra Was Stopped | Watch VIDEO
As the dates are announced, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into force with immediate effect in both the sates. The MCC will remain imposed till the conclusion of the poll process. Also Read - Vadodara Election Result LIVE: BJP leads on 10 Seats
Following the imposition of model code of conduct, the state governments will not be able to announce any poll sops. The schedule for Jharkhand Assembly polls will not be announced today, reports claimed. Also Read - Surat Municipal Election Results 2021: BJP Leading on 47 Seats, AAP Ahead of Congress
Both Maharashtra and Haryana are currently governed by BJP. In the 2014 Assembly elections, the BJP failed to get majority on its own in Maharashtra but emerged as the single-largest party by winning 122 seats of the total 288. Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena came second with 63 seats.
While the term of 288-member Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9, that of the 90-member Haryana assembly expires on November 2.