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EC announces dates for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 18 Jan 2018 10:46 AM GMT

EC announces dates for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls
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EC announces dates for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland elections
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New Delhi: Polling dates for Assembly elections 2018 in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland were announced by the Election Commission of India on Thursday.

Chief Election Commissioner AK Jyoti, addressing a press conference in the national capital, said ''Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura all have 60 seats each.”

The CEC also stated that EVM and VVPAT will be used in elections for all three states. “First level checks have been completed,” he further informed.

''The Model Code of Conduct comes into effect in these states from today,'' the CEC said.

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Dates of polling:

  • Tripura: February 18 on all 60 seats
  • Meghalaya: February 27 on all 60 seats
  • Nagaland: February 27 on all 60 seats

Counting of votes for all states will take place on March 3, 2018.

It is to be mentioned that the terms of the assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura would expire on March 6, 13, and 14, respectively.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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