In how many phases will elections be held in five states, EC has prepared a possible blueprint, results are possible in the second week of December.
The Election Commission prepared the outline of election dates in 5 states.
Voting possible in two phases in Chhattisgarh.
Possibility of voting in a single phase in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Telangana.
New Delhi. The Election Commission has prepared a possible outline of election dates in 5 states. According to sources, there is a possibility of voting in two phases in Chhattisgarh and in one phase in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Telangana. It is being told that voting will be held in different phases in five states in the months of November and December. According to sources, the date of counting of votes is likely to be fixed between December 10 and 15. After getting the approval of Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and both the Election Commissioners, the election program will be given final approval and then it will be announced. The Election Commission is holding a meeting in Delhi today with election observers from 5 states. After this the Election Commission will soon announce the election programmes.
It is noteworthy that Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar has earlier said that the Election Commission is committed to free and fair elections, in which special attention has been paid to making voting easy for the common man and increasing the voting percentage. The Chief Commissioner also said that there is no proposal before the Commission for compulsory voting. Speaking to reporters, Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar said that the candidates contesting the elections will have to disclose their criminal records by giving advertisements in newspapers. Along with this, political parties will also have to explain the reason why the party has selected him as the candidate.
He told in Jaipur that for the first time in Rajasthan, the facility to vote from home will be available for elderly voters as well as people with 40 percent disability. On the question asked about compulsory voting, he said that ‘there is no proposal for compulsory voting before the Election Commission.’ Rajiv Kumar said that initiatives have been taken to increase the voting percentage and ease of voting. Also, law enforcement agencies in Rajasthan have been given strict instructions to check the transportation of liquor and cash in the border areas, especially on the Haryana and Punjab borders.
Assembly elections are to be held in 5 states this year, political atmosphere will remain hot till 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
He told that there are a total of 5.25 crore voters in Rajasthan which include 2.73 crore men, 2.51 crore women and 604 transgenders. He said that 18462 voters are above 100 years of age, 11.8 lakh are above 80 years of age and 21.9 lakh are first-time voters. During its visit to Rajasthan with the Commission members, the Commission had held several meetings with the state government officials regarding the election preparations. The Commission held meetings with representatives of political parties, Chief Secretary, Director General of Police, District Collectors and District Superintendents of Police and other officials during the three-day visit.
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