Assembly polls in three states in February
EC announces assembly elections in Manipur, Punjab and Uttaranchal will be held in February.india Updated: Dec 29, 2006 22:30 IST
India's Election Commission announced on Friday that assembly elections in Manipur, Punjab and Uttaranchal will be held in February.
Manipur will witness a three-phase polling on February 8, February 15 and February 23. The elections to the Punjab and Uttaranchal assemblies will be on February 13 and February 21 respectively.
Counting of votes in all three states will take place on February 27.
"With the announcement of poll schedules, the model code of conduct has come into force in these three states with immediate effect," Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami told reporters in New Delhi.
First Published: Dec 29, 2006 22:30 IST