Campaigning intensifies for elections in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as well as for 3rd phase in West Bengal and Assam
The election campaign is heating up for the third phase in West Bengal and Assam and also for the single-phase elections in Kerala and Tamil Nadu as well as the Union Territory of Puducherry. The third phase of polling in these two states will be held on 6th of April.
The single-phase polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu along with the Union Territory of Puducherry will also be held on 6th of the next month.
Besides, the by-polls will be conducted simultaneously for Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat in Tamil Nadu and also for Malappuram seat in Kerala.
Campaigning has also picked up for the fourth phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal to be held on 10th of April.
The scrutiny of the nomination papers held for the fifth phase today following the closure of the nomination process yesterday. The last date for withdrawal of candidature will be 3rd of April.
The scrutiny is also on for By-Elections to two Lok Sabha seats including Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and Belgaum in Karnataka along with 14 Assembly constituencies in 11 states.
Meanwhile, the nomination process for the seventh and eighth phase of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, got underway today with the issuance of notification. It will continue till 7th of April and the scrutiny will be undertaken on 8th of April.
The counting of votes will be taken up together on 2nd of May.