Oct 14, 2008

EC announces assembly poll dates, stalemate on J&K

Election Commission has announced the one day poll for four states - Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram and two day poll in Chattisgarh which is highly Naxalite-infested.
The two-phased polls in Chattisgarh will be held on November 14 and 20 while elections will be held in Madhya Pradesh on November 25, Mizoram and Delhi on November 29 and Rajasthan on December 4.
Counting of votes in all the states will be taken up on December 8.
No decision has been taken "at the moment" on holding elections in Jammu and Kashmir (J & K) which is now under Governor's rule.