India: Five-phased polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand


SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)

The Election Commission on Saturday announced five-phased assembly elections to be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, beginning from November 25 and ending December 20.

Polling will take place on November 25, December 2, 9, 14 and 20, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said at a press conference here.

Jammu and Kashmir

Counting of votes will take place on December 23, he said.

The number of electors in Jharkhand is 2,07,44, and they will cast their votes at 24,648 polling booths.


The term of the legislative assembly of Jharkhand ends on January 3, 2015.

“The electoral rolls for Jharkhand were finalised July 31,” Sampath said.


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