Uttarakhand is all set to witness a three-cornered electoral contest among BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), AAP (Aam Aadmi Party), and Congress on 14th February.
The Uttarakhand Assembly elections for 70 constituencies will be held in one phase and the counting takes place on 10th March.
- Nominations Date – 21st January
- Last Date for filing Nominations – 28th January
- Date for scrutiny of nominations – 29th January
- Last date for candidature withdrawal – 31st January
- Date of Poll – 14th February
- Date of vote counting – 10th March
As per the electoral rolls, the total number of eligible voters is 82,38,187 out of which 81,43,922 are general voters while the remaining are service voters.
A total of 632 candidates are in the fray for the polls scheduled to be held for the Uttarakhand state assembly.
To ensure a smooth voting process, the Chief Electoral Officer has requested 115 company forces from the central government.
After the completion of the nomination process, the EC has identified about 800 areas where the polling was more 15% more or 15% less than the average in the last election falling under the critical category.
In a similar way, 1200 booths have been identified where voters are likely to be affected and these have been kept under the vulnerable category.