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5-phase polls in Jharkhand, J&K from Nov 25; Counting on Dec 23

Last updated on: October 25, 2014 19:00 IST
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The Election Commission on Saturday announced five-phase election dates for Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.

Here is the schedule:

Jammu and Kashmir

Phase 1

Date of filing nomination: October 28

Last date of filing nomination: October 6

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 7

Last date of withdrawing nomination:

Polling dates: November 25

Phase 2

Date of filing nomination: November 7

Last date of filing nomination: November 14

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 15

Last date of withdrawing nomination: November 17

Polling Day: December 2

Phase 3

Date of filing nomination: November 7

Last date of filing nomination: November 21

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 22

Last date of withdrawing nomination: November 24

Polling Day: December 9

Phase 4

Date of filing nomination: November 19

Last date of filing nomination: November 26

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 27

Last date of withdrawing nomination: November 29

Polling Day: December 14

Phase 5

Date of filing nomination: November 26

Last date of filing nomination: December 3

Date of scrutiny of nominations: December 4

Last date of withdrawing nomination: December 6

Polling Day: December 20

Jharkhand

Phase 1

Date of filing nomination: October 29

Last date of filing nomination: October 6

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 7

Last date of withdrawing nomination:

Polling dates: November 25

Phase 2

Date of filing nomination: November 7

Last date of filing nomination: November 14

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 15

Last date of withdrawing nomination: November 17

Polling Day: December 2

Phase 3

Date of filing nomination: November 7

Last date of filing nomination: November 21

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 22

Last date of withdrawing nomination: November 24

Polling Day: December 9

Phase 4

Date of filing nomination: November 19

Last date of filing nomination: November 26

Date of scrutiny of nominations: November 27

Last date of withdrawing nomination: November 29

Polling Day: December 14

Phase 5

Date of filing nomination: November 26

Last date of filing nomination: December 3

Date of scrutiny of nominations: December 4

Last date of withdrawing nomination: December 6

Polling Day: December 20

Counting of votes in both states: December 23

Elections will also be held in three seats in Delhi -- Merwali, Tughlakabad, Krishnanagar -- along with Phase 1 of Jammu and Kashmir polls on November 25.

While the term of the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly ends on January 19, the term of 81-member Jharkhand assembly expires on January 3.



Polling constituencies 

The constituencies going to polls in the first phase are Gurez, Bandipore and Sonawari (Baramullah Lok Sabha seat), Kangan and Ganderbal (Srianagar LS seat), Nobra, Leh, Kargil and Zanaskar (Ladakh) and Kishtawar, Inderwal, Doda, Bhaderwah, Ramban and Banihal (Udhampur Parliamentary seat).

The seats going to polls in the second phase are Gulabgarh, Reasi, Gool arnas, Udhampur, Chenani and Ramnagar (Udhampur LS seat), Surankote, Mendhar and Poonch Haveli (Jammu LS seat), Karnah, Kupwara, Lolab, Handwara and Langate (Baramullah LS seat), Noorabad, Kulgam, Home-Shalibugh and Devsar (Anantnag LS seat).

The seats going to poll in the third phase are Uri, Rafiabad, Sopore, Sangrama, Baramulla, Gulmarg and Pattan (Baramulla LS seat), Chadoora, Badgam, Beerwah, Khansahib and Chrar-i- Sharief (Srinagar LS seat), Tral, Pampore, Pulwama and Rajpora (Anantnag LS seat).

Phase four will see polling in Hazratbal, Zadibal, Idgah, Khanyar, Habbakadal, Amirakadal, Sonawar and Batamaloo (Srinagar LS constituency), Anantnag, Doru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara, Pahalgam, Wachi and Shopian (Anantnag LS constituency) and Samba and Vijaypur (Jammu LS seat).

Phase five, the last one, will have the following constituencies up for polling: Bani, Basohli, Kathua, Billawar and Hiranagar (Udhampur LS constituency), Nagrota, Gandhinagar, Jammu East, Jammu West, Bishnah, R S Pura, Suehetgarh, Marh, Raipur Domana, Akhnoor, Chhamb, Nowshara, Darhal, Rajouri and Kalakote (Jammu LS seat).

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