Kerala Election 2021: The Election Commission on Friday announced the poll schedule for assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and the Union Territory Puducherry.
The election will be held to elect 140MLAs to the 15th Kerala Legislative Assembly. The assembly election in Kerala will be held in a single phase on April 6.
The counting of votes for all 4 states and one union territory will take place on May 2.
Four states legislative assembly terms including — Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and West Bengal — are coming to an end in May and June.
Assembly Elections are to be held for 294 seats in West Bengal, 234 seats in Tamil Nadu, 140 seats in Kerala, 126 seats in Assam and 30 seats in Puducherry. The election in Puducherry will be held to elect 30 MLAs.
Over 18.6 crore registered voters are expected to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming elections in 4 states and 1 UT. Voting will take place in 824 legislative seats in 4 states and one union territory.
Ahead of the Kerala election 2021, ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan joined the BJP. Sreedharan has also expressed his wish to become the Chief Minister of Kerala if BJP comes to power in the state.