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Polling in Tripura on Feb 18, elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland on Feb 27: Election Commission

The five-year terms of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura legislative assemblies is ending on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 18, 2018 12:46 IST ]
Election Commission announces schedule for Meghalaya,
Election Commission announces schedule for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls

The Election Commission on Thursday announced that elections in Tripura will take place on February 18, while polling in Meghalaya and Nagaland will be held on February 27. Counting of votes to be held on March 3. Announcing the schedule, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti said that model code of conduct comes into effect from today.

HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS:

12:10 pm: Model code of conduct comes into effect from today: CEC AK Joti in Delhi on Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura legislative assembly elections

12:08 pm: The five-year terms of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura legislative assemblies is ending on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively. 

12:07 pm: Tripura, the country's second Left-ruled state after Kerala, will see assembly polls in February to elect its new state assembly.  Two other northeastern states -- Meghalaya and Nagaland, will have polling in the same period. The strength of the three assemblies is 60 members each. 

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