Uttarakhand Election 2017 Dates/Schedule
Jan 2017: Election Commission has announced the Election date for Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2017. On Wednesday, EC declared all dates related with elections for Uttarakhand. Election will take place on 15th Feb 2017 and Counting will be happen on 11th Mar 2017 including of 4 other states.
Election Commission declared that last date of issue of notification will be 20th Jan 2017 and then last date for making nomination will be 27th Jan 2017. Scrutiny of Nomination last date will be 28th Jan 2017. Also, Last date of candidature withdrawal will be 30th Jan 2017.
Last date of whole procedure should be completed will be 15th Mar 2017.
All party representatives are showing their gratitude on elections dates.
|ELECTIONS' SCHEDULE|| |
|Date of Notification ||20th Jan 2017|
|Last date for making Nominations||27th Jan 2017|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||28th Jan 2017|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||30th Jan 2017|
|Date of Poll||15th Feb 2017|
|Date of Counting||11th Mar 2017|
|Date before which election process shall be completed||15th Mar 2017|
Election Poll will be held on 15th Feb 2017 : Election Commission
Electoral roll of Uttarakhand will be released on 10th Jan 2017 : Election Commission
Elections in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is also a state in northern India. There are more than 10.08 million populations (2012). This is a state in India crossed by Himalayas and available many hindu pilgrimage sites.There are 70 Assembly Consitituencies and 5 Lok Sabha Consitituencies. First Assembly elections have done in 2002 where Congress had won 36 seats.
In last Assembly elections (2012), 3 Major parties (INC, BSP & BJP) has been participated. Out of that, INC (Congress) has got majority with winning of 32 Seats. Runner Up (BJP) has got 31 Seats. BSP & Independents has got 3 and 3 Seats respectively. INC created their government with merging of BSP and independents. After that, Mr. Vijay Bahuguna won bye-election from their sitarganj seat vacated due to resignation of BJP MLA. That gives 1 more seat benefits to congres and BJP settled down on 30.
Next upcoming Assembly elections for Uttarakhand will be held in 2017. Dates would be announce by Election Commission in November 2016 and elections will be held around Jan or Feb of 2017.The Current CM for Uttarakhand is Mr. Harish Rawat. The important main factor that will help BJP to fight against INC will be corruption issues raised on Mr. Harish Rawat. Uttarakhand already faced the President rule for 1 month few days before.