Bihar Elections 2020: Schedule of Bihar Assembly Election

Bihar Elections 2020: Schedule of Bihar Assembly Election

The elections to the 243-seat Bihar Assembly will take place in three phases on October 28, November 3, and November 7. These are the first big elections to take place amid the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.

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The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the schedule of the upcoming Bihar Assembly Election. The elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3, and November 7.

Here’s the full schedule of elections to the 243-seat Bihar Assembly, as announced by the national poll body:

1st phase (71 constituencies, 16 districts): October 28

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2nd phase (94 constituencies, 17 districts): November 3

3rd phase (78 constituencies, 15 districts): November 7

Counting of votes (all phases): November 10

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The gazette notification for the first phase will be issued on October 1. The last date of filing nominations is October 8 It will be scrutinized a day later, on October 9. The last date to withdraw candidature is October 12.

For the second phase, gazette notification will be issued on October 9. The 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.

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For the third and final phase, gazette notification will be out on October 13. The 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.

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