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Himachal Pradesh elections to be held in single-phase on November 12, Gujarat poll dates not announced

Assembly Election 2022 Full Schedule, Dates Announcement Updates: Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar says Himachal Pradesh elections will be held in a single-phase on November 12.

Himachal Pradesh elections to be held in single-phase on November 12, Gujarat poll dates not announced
CEC Rajiv Kumar (Photo: Screengrab)

Election Commission Of India Press conference: The Election Commission on Friday said that all 68 Assembly segments of Himachal Pradesh will go for polls in a single-phase on November 12, said Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar. The counting of votes will take place on December 8. However, the dates for Gujarat election have not been released by the ECI.

The press conference began at 3 pm at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

The term of the Gujarat Assembly ends on February 18 next year while that of Himachal Pradesh on January 8, 2023, according to PTI. The Commission had recently visited Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh to analyse and observe how much the two states are prepared for the polls.

Stay tuned with financialexpress.com as we bring to you all the updates from EC’s press conference.

Live Updates

Assembly Election 2022 Dates, Full Schedule Announcement Live Updates:

15:46 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Gujarat poll dates not annouced

Election dates of Gujarat Assembly elections not announced by the ECI.

15:39 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Himachal Pradesh full elections date

Date of gazetted notification: Oct 17

Last date of nominations: Oct 25

last date of Scrutiny: Oct 27

Last date of withdrawal of candidature: Oct 29

Date of poll: November 12

Date of counting: Dec 8

Date before which election shall be completed: Dec 10

15:36 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Himachal Pradesh polls on November 12

Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar says Himachal Pradesh elections will be held in a single-phase on November 12.

15:29 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Himachal Pradesh elections: 55,07,261 electorates, says Kumar.

Himachal Pradesh: There are 55,07,261 electorates and first time voters are 1,86,681.

15:27 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Social media to monitor fake news: Kumar

We have created a social media team to monitor mis/disinformation and fake news circulating on social media.

15:25 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
KYC app: Kumar says one can know everything about candidates

From Know Your Candidate app, all information of candidates, including affidavits, as well as criminal antecedents, if any, will be known from this app.

15:20 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Entire process will be video-graphed: Kumar

In case, some people are not able to come to polling stations, assistance will be given by ECI. Entire process will be video-graphed.

“Without compromising the secrecy of votes, the facility of voting will be provided at the comfort of their homes.”

15:17 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Some polling stations will be managed entirely by women: Kumar

Some polling stations will be managed by women, and some entirely by Public Works Department staff, says Kumar.

“PWD staff requires equity and equal opportunities, not sympathy,” he says.

15:13 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Four chances in a year to enroll as a voter, says Rajiv Kumar

Four chances in a year to enroll as a voter, also advance application facility to 17+ year youngsters from November 9 onwards, who are turning 18+.

15:07 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
Election Commission Press Conference Live: Rajiv Kumar begins briefing media

Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar says ECI went to states where elections are due.

14:36 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: PM Modi’s warning against ‘Silent’ campaigning in Gujarat

PM Modi had earlier this week warned the BJP workers against Congress's “silent” campaigning in Gujarat and said the ruling BJP will have to slightly modify its poll strategy to counter what he termed “conspiracy” of the opposition party.

Read More: PM Modi senses ‘silent’ poll campaign by Cong in Gujarat, sounds out BJP cadres

14:03 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: Nadda’s ‘Gaurav Yatra’

Earlier this week, BJP national president JP Nadda launched the 'Gaurav Yatra' in Mehsana while Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated several multi-crore infrastructural projects in the state.

13:16 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: AAP’s promises to Gujarat

In poll-bound Gujarat, Kejriwal has promised several populist schemes if voted to power, including free electricity up to 300 units, free education in state government schools, unemployment allowance, 15 lakh jobs and converting part-time teachers into full-time among many others.

12:59 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: BJP ruling party in Gujarat since 1998

The BJP has been the ruling party in Gujarat since 1998. Congress did come close to defeating the BJP in 2017, but was unsuccessful.

12:22 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: Term of the Himachal Legislative Assembly valid till Jan 8th, 2023

The term of the Himachal Legislative Assembly is valid till January 8, 2023. The current strength of the Himachal House is 68 MLAs. The BJP has 45 members in the House, followed by the Congress at 20.

11:52 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: Present term of Gujarat Legislative Assembly valid till Feb 18th, 2023

The present term of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly is valid till February 18, 2023. There are 182 seats in total in the Gujarat Vidhan Sabha. While BJP has 111 legislators, Congress has 62 MLAs.

11:26 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: Assembly election schedule announcement likely today

The EC will likely announce the full schedule of assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh today.

10:54 (IST) 14 Oct 2022
EC press conference live: Time of press conference

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is scheduled to hold a press meet at 3pm today.

First published on: 14-10-2022 at 10:38 IST