Today is the last date for the withdrawal of candidature for the First phase of assembly elections in poll-bound states of Assam and West Bengal.
In Assam, 47 Assembly Constituencies will go to polls on 27th of this month during the First Phase while polling will be held in 30 Assembly Constituencies of West Bengal in this phase.
Today is also the closing day for filing of nomination papers for the second phase of assembly polls in Assam and West Bengal.
In Assam, 114 candidates have submitted their nomination papers so far in this phase.
39 Assembly Constituencies of Assam and 30 Assembly Constituencies of West Bengal will go to polls on 1st of April in the Second Phase.
In addition, the process of filing of nominations will begin today with the issuance of notification for the Third Phase of assembly elections in these two states.
40 Assembly Constituencies of Assam and 31 Assembly Constituencies of West Bengal will go to polls in the Third phase on 6th of April.
In West Bengal, polling will be held on 16 seats of South 24 Parganas, 8 seats of Hooghly and 7 seats of Howrah during the third phase.
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