Factbox: Schedule for assembly elections in five states

Fri Oct 4, 2013 7:42pm IST

A polling official checks a tag on an electronic voting machine at a distribution centre ahead of state assembly polls in Sanand, Gujarat December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

A polling official checks a tag on an electronic voting machine at a distribution centre ahead of state assembly polls in Sanand, Gujarat December 12, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Amit Dave/Files

Related Topics

REUTERS - India will hold state elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi in November and December. The polls, set to begin on November 11, are seen as a warm-up for next year's national elections, which will be the world's biggest democratic exercise.

Here are the details:

1. CHHATTISGARH (Number of seats - 90)

Election dates: November 11 for 18 seats and November 19 for 72 seats

Counting of votes: December 8

Number of electors: 1,67,96,174

2. MADHYA PRADESH (Number of seats - 230)

Election date - November 25

Counting of votes: December 8

Number of electors: 4,64,57,724

3. MIZORAM (Number of seats - 40)

Election date: December 4

Counting of votes: December 8

Number of electors: 6,86,305

4. RAJASTHAN (Number of seats - 200)

Election date: December 1

Counting of votes: December 8

Number of electors: 4,06,08,056

5. DELHI (Number of seats - 70)

Election date: December 4

Counting of votes: December 8

Number of electors: 1,15,07,113

(Source: Election Commission of India website; Compiled by Shashank Chouhan; Edited by Tony Tharakan)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Top News

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Microsoft Earnings

Microsoft Earnings

Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, cloud profits up.  Full Article 

Canada Shooting

Canada Shooting

Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria - police.  Full Article 

Sarita's Suspension

Sarita's Suspension

India hope to get boxer Sarita Devi's suspension reversed.  Full Article 

Fighting IS

Fighting IS

U.S.-led air strikes killed 553 fighters, 32 civilians in Syria - monitor.  Full Article 

Market Pulse

Market Pulse

Sensex gains in special trading session on Diwali.  Full Article 

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

Mali becomes sixth West African nation hit by Ebola.  Full Article 

Climate Deal

Climate Deal

EU strikes compromise to set new climate target.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage