A factsheet on Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly Elections1 min read . Updated: 17 Oct 2019, 10:10 PM IST
- The counting of votes will be taken up on October 24
- BJP will take on the Congress-led opposition to retain power in both the states
Single-phase assembly elections will be held in Maharashtra and Haryana on 21 October and the BJP will take on the Congress-led opposition to retain power in both the states. The counting of votes will be taken up on October 24.
Here are some of the points relating to the upcoming assembly elections in both the states:
Number of Recognized State parties : 1) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena
2) Shiv Sena
Assembly Constituencies : 288
Smallest and largest Constituencies:- By Area
Smallest and largest Constituencies:- By Size of Electorate
Total No of candidates (Male & Female)
Party wise list of Candidates:
Shiv Sena: 126
Other Registered Parties: 892
Number of Recognized State parties: One (INLD – Indian National Lok Dal)
Smallest and Largest Constituencies (By Size of Electorate)
Total No. of Candidates (Male & Female)
Party Wise List of Candidates
The term of the 288-member Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9 and that of the 90-member Haryana assembly on November 2.
Notifications for the two assembly elections will be issued on September 27 and the nomination process will begin on the same day. October 4 is the last date of filing nominations.
While scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on October 5, October 7 is the last date for candidates to withdraw from the electoral battle.
The assembly elections are the first after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the BJP to power at the Centre for a second term in May.
The government's decision to abrogate Article 370 provisions, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, is among the BJP campaign's key themes for the assembly polls.