Bihar Assembly Election dates announced

    Election Commission of India

    New Delhi (NVI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) today announced the schedule of the upcoming Bihar Assembly Election.

    The 243-seat Assembly elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7.

    The gazette notification for the first phase will be issued on October 1. Last date of filing nominations is October 8 which will be scrutinised a day later, on October 9. The last date to withdraw candidature is October 12, according to a statement issued by ECI.

    For second phase, gazette notification will be issued on October 9. Last date of filing nominations is October 16 while scrutiny will take place on October 17. The last date to withdraw candidature is October 19, it added.

    For the third and final phase, gazette notification will be out on October 13. Last date of filing nomination is October 20 followed by scrutiny of nominations on October 21. The last date to withdraw candidature is October 23.

    The Bihar Assembly’s current term expires on November 29.

    -CHK