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Dates announced for five-state polls
March 01, 2006 17:16 IST
Last Updated: March 04, 2006 17:50 IST
Chief Election Commissioner B B Tandon on Wednesday announced the dates for Assembly elections in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Tripura, Pondicherry.
In Assam, the polls will be held in two phases on April 3 and 10.
Elections for West Bengal Assembly will be held in five phases on April 17, 22, 27 and May 3 and 8.
Tamil Nadu and Tripura will have a one-day poll on May 8.
A three-phase election will be held for the Kerala Assembly on April 22, 29 and May 3. Pondicherry too will have one-day poll on May 8.
Counting of votes in all the states will take place on May 11.