Delhi: Election Commission has announced the assembly elections in five states including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab. Organizing rallies and road shows will not be allowed in any state. Apart from this, no street meeting can also be organized in public places. Things like cycle rally and bike rally will also be banned. Announcing several rules, the Chief Election Commissioner said that candidates will be able to file nominations online.
Declaration of results on 10th March-
Election commissioner Sushil Chandra said that counting of votes will take place in five states on March 10. It will be necessary to follow the rules under the Corona guidelines. No celebration will be allowed after the declaration of results. No road shows will be allowed after the counting of votes.
18.3 crore voters will cast their vote-
Expenditure has been reviewed from the Central and State Governments. Elections will be held on time. 18.3 crore voters will cast their votes.
Voting will be held in seven phases in UP-
The Election Commissioner said that Goa, Punjab and Uttarakhand will go to polls in one phase. The first phase of polling in UP will be held on February 10. The second polling will be held on February 14. Goa, Punjab and Uttarakhand will go to polls on February 14. The third phase of polling will be held in UP on February 20. The fourth phase of polling will be held in UP on February 23. The fifth phase of polling will be held in UP on February 27. The sixth phase of polling in UP will be held on March 3. The seventh phase of polling in UP will be held on March 7. Manipur will vote in two phases. Manipur will go to polls on February 27 and March 3.
The Election Commissioner said that the media has an important role in the elections. Media is our friend. Through you our words reach the people. Action will be taken for violation of rules. It will be mandatory to strictly follow the Corona rules.
no road show and public meeting-
Only 40 lakh candidates will be able to spend the election. The election campaign will be conducted in digital and virtual mode. There will be no padyatras and road shows, cycle rallies and bike rallies. They will be banned till January 15. The Election Commissioner said that celebrations or victory processions would not be allowed after the victory. Only five people will be allowed for door to door camp. Corona guidelines will be followed completely. Strict action will be taken against any kind of violation of rules.
First dose of vaccine to 90% of people in UP-
All the election workers have received both the doses of the vaccine. All election staff will be fully vaccinated. Maximum vaccination in Goa and Uttarakhand. In UP, 90 percent of the people have got the first dose of the vaccine. The positivity rate is 2.1 percent in Punjab, more than one percent in Uttarakhand. The Election Commissioner said that we have also consulted medical experts. All the election workers are frontline workers. Polling booth will be completely sanitized. The polling timing will be more than one hour.
Voter will get election commission slip for the first time-
The Election Commission has appealed to the people to vote in maximum numbers. Confidence is necessary to get out of the corona pandemic. Elections will be conducted along with the Corona guidelines. The term of the Legislative Assembly in the Constitution is only five years. Election commission said it is our responsibility to conduct elections on time
Candidates can also enroll online-
The app has been created to prevent rigging in elections. Candidates will also be able to enroll online through the app. Problem or complaint will be registered through CIVIGIL app. The notification of election has come into force with immediate effect. Strict action will be taken for violation of election rules
Candidate app also available-
The capacity of polling stations has increased by 16 per cent. Illegal money and liquor will be strictly monitored. Suvidha app will be made for all political parties. All agencies have been put on alert.
Increased participation of women voters-
Only women voters will be there at 1620 polling stations. Polling booths will be set up on the ground floor. 1250 voters will cast their vote at each booth. A system of posting ballot will be made for 80 plus and Divyang and Kovid affected. It will be mandatory for the candidates to provide criminal information. It will also be mandatory for political parties to provide criminal information.
24.9 lakh voters will cast their vote for the first time-
The Chief Election Commissioner said that the voter’s list was put on January 5. 24.9 lakh voters will cast their vote for the first time. The Chief Election Commissioner said that the voter’s list was put on January 5. 24.9 lakh voters will cast their vote for the first time. In UP, 29 percent voters will cast their vote for the first time. There is adequate provision of thermal scanning, masks and sanitizers. Arrangements have been made at all polling booths. The capacity of the polling station has been increased. More than 2 lakh 15 thousand polling booths have been made.