General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Assam, 2016 – Revised Schedule for Second Phase of Election – Regarding

NEW DELHI, Mar 9: The Election Commission of India vide its Press Note ECI/PN/16/2016, dated 4th March, 2016 has announced General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Assam, 2016 wherein the last date of making nominations for the second phase has been scheduled as 21st March, 2016.

2.                     The Commission vide its Press Note ECI/PN/15/2016, dated 24th February, 2016 has already announced Biennial Elections to the Council of States from six States including Assam for which, the date of poll is as 21st March, 2016.

3.                     The Commission has received request seeking modification of the schedule for the second phase of the General Election in Assam so that the date of poll of Biennial Election to the Council of States does not collide with said last date of making nominations.   On the due consideration of the matter, the Commission has decided to slightly modify some of the dates for the second phase of the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Assam whereby there is a change in the date of notification, last date of making nomination and date of scrutiny.  The remaining stages of Election Process i.e. last date of withdrawal of candidatures, date of poll and date of counting remain unchanged.  The revised schedule is as under:

1

Date of Notification

15.03.2016 (Tuesday)

(Instead of 14.03.2016)

2

Last date of making Nominations

22.03.2016 (Tuesday)


(Instead of 21.03.2016)

3

Date of Scrutiny

24.03.2016 (Thursday)

(Instead of 22.03.2016)

4

Last date of withdrawal

26.03.2016 (Saturday)

(No Change)

5


Date of Poll

11.04.2016 (Monday)

 (No Change)

6

Date of Counting

19.05.2016 (Thursday)

(No Change)

7

Date before which the election shall be completed

21.05.2016 (Saturday)

(No Change)

 

 Election Commission of India


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