punjab up uttarakhand manipur goa assembly election 2022 dates election commission press conference vidhan sabha chunav phase updates ntc

Story Highlights

  • elections will be held with corona rules
  • Promote campaigning through virtual medium: CEC
  • Candidates will be able to enroll online through ‘Suvidha’ app

Vidhan Sabha Election 2022 DatesIn Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, the drums of the assembly elections have been sounded today. The Election Commission has announced the dates of assembly elections in five states amidst the growing threat of Omicron, the challenges of Corona. The Election Commission has announced elections from February 10. In which elections will be held in seven phases in UP, two phases in Manipur. Apart from this, elections will be held in one phase in Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand.

According to the information given by the Election Commission, this time 18.3 crore voters will vote in the elections to be held in five states of the country.

Let us tell you that with the announcement of the election dates on Saturday, the model code of conduct has also come into force. At the same time, assembly elections will be held in these five states under the shadow of strict corona protocol.

Elections in seven phases in UP

1st phase – 10th February
Phase II – February 14
Phase III – February 20
Fourth phase – 23 February
Fifth phase – February 27
6th Phase – 03 March
Seventh Phase – 07 March

Elections will be held in Manipur in two phases –

Phase I – February 27
Phase II – 03 March

Other than this Elections in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa will be held in one phase on February 14. At the same time, the election results of these five states will come on March 10., Counting of votes will take place.

Highlights of Election Commission –

>> 18.3 crore voters will vote in the election
>> Polling booths will be built on the ground floor
>> 29 percent voters in UP will vote for the first time
>> There will be 2 lakh 15 thousand 368 polling booths in five states
>> 24.9 lakh new voters increased, 16% increase in polling stations
>> Illegal money, liquor will be closely monitored, all agencies also on alert
>> There will be facility of postal ballot for the voter of 80+
>> The voter will be given a slip of election rules for the first time
>>Candidates will be able to enroll online through Suvidha App
>> All election workers must have received both doses of the vaccine
>> Complaint will be registered on Cvigil app for any wrong activity during election
>> 90 percent people in UP have taken the first dose of vaccine against corona
>> Most of the population of Goa has got the corona vaccine
>> Polling timing will be one hour more
>> Campaign for elections in a digital, virtual way, ban on political parties, padyatras and road shows
>> Ban on Padyatra, Road Show, Cycle and Bike Rally till January 15
>> Ban on campaigning after 8 pm
>> Ban on victory procession after victory
>> Emphasis on promoting more and more virtual medium
>> Permission for promotion of five people from house to house
>> 1st nomination on 14th Jan
>> UP elections will be held in seven phases
>> Elections will be held in Manipur in two phases
>> Polling will be held in one phase in Punjab-Uttarakhand
>> Votes will be counted in all the five states on March 10

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According to the announcement of the Election Commission, elections will be held in Uttar Pradesh in 7 phases. There are 403 assembly seats here. Whereas in Punjab elections will be conducted in one phase. From the point of view of security, voting will be held in Manipur in two phases. Whereas in Uttarakhand, Goa elections will be held in one phase. Let us tell you that elections are to be held on 70 seats in Uttarakhand. Apart from this, elections will be held for 117 assembly seats in Punjab, 60 in Manipur and 40 in Goa.

What was the 2017 picture?

Let us tell you that in 2017, the BJP formed the government in Uttar Pradesh on the basis of a bumper majority. Then out of 403 seats here, BJP got 312 seats. The SP, which was in power from 2012 to 17, was reduced to just 47 seats. In this election, BSP got 19 seats, Congress got 7 and others got 5 seats. Here the BJP government was formed under the leadership of Yogi Adityanath.

If we talk about Uttarakhand, here BJP came to the government on its own. Here out of 70 seats, BJP won 56 seats, while Congress got 11 seats. In Uttarakhand, BJP has changed 3 CMs in the last 5 years. BJP formed the government here under the leadership of Trivendra Singh Rawat. After a few months, Tirath Singh Rawat became the CM. So once again by removing him, Pushkar Singh Dhami has been made CM by the party.

If we talk about Punjab, then under the leadership of Captain Amirinder Singh, the Congress had ousted the Akali Dal and BJP pair, which had been in power for 10 years. In the 117-seat Punjab Assembly elections, the Congress won 77 seats defeating the Modi wave. While Akali Dal got 15 seats. BJP could win only 3 seats. But the most amazing thing was done by the Aam Aadmi Party.

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AAP, which is contesting the assembly elections for the first time, surprised everyone by winning 20 seats. Although the scene has completely changed in 5 years. Captain Amarinder Singh has left the Congress, now he has formed a new party and now his party’s alliance is with the BJP.

Tenure of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly

The term of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly is ending on 14 May 2022. In such a situation, before May 14, the process of forming the assembly and the new government has to be completed. There are total 403 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh. The last assembly elections were held in February-March 2017. BJP led NDA came to power by winning 325 seats and Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as Chief Minister on 19 March 2017. CM Yogi is the first CM of BJP, who has completed a five-year term in Uttar Pradesh.

tenure of uttarakhand assembly

The term of the 70-seat Uttarakhand Assembly ends on March 23. In the 2017 assembly elections, the BJP formed the government with a thumping majority by winning 57 seats, while the opposition Congress got only 11 seats. Trivendra Singh Rawat became the Chief Minister, but after removing him after four years, BJP first made Tirath Singh Rawat and just a few months later Pushkar Singh Dhami as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.

tenure of punjab assembly

The term of the Punjab Legislative Assembly is ending on 27 March 2022. In the 2017 assembly elections in 117-seat Punjab, the Congress returned to power after ten years, winning 77 seats, while the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP alliance was reduced to just 18 seats. Aam Aadmi Party became the main opposition party by winning 20 seats. Captain Amarinder Singh became the Chief Minister, but after four years, the Congress replaced Captain Amarinder with Charanjit Singh Channi as the Chief Minister. To form the government in Punjab, any party or alliance will have to get the figure of 59 seats.

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Term of Manipur Legislative Assembly

The term of the Legislative Assembly of Manipur, a 60-seat state of the Northeast, ends on March 19, 2022. In such a situation, before this the process of government formation in the state will have to be completed. In the 2017 Manipur Assembly elections, BJP emerged as the single largest party by winning 24 seats. Congress became the main opposition party with 17 MLAs. BJP formed the government with the support of NPP, LJP and independent MLAs and N Birender Singh became the Chief Minister of the state.

Term of Goa’s Legislative Assembly

The term of the 40-seat Goa Legislative Assembly ends on March 15. The last assembly elections in the state were held in February 2017. Congress emerged as the single largest party by winning 15 seats, but it could not form the government. BJP won 13 seats and was successful in forming the government with the help of MGP, GFP and two independent MLAs. Manohar Parrikar became the Chief Minister of Goa, but after the death of Manohar Parrikar on 17 March 2019, Dr. Pramod Sawant was made the Chief Minister of the state.

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