Elections for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha Assemblies will be hold along with a Lok Sabha polls, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced, here on Sunday.
Polling will take place in one proviso in all these states, solely Odisha, where it will be hold over 4 phases.
While Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim will go to opinion on Apr 11, a polling dates for Odisha have been announced as Apr 11, 18, 23 and 29.
This is a second time given a tributary (to carve out Telangana) in 2014 that Andhra Pradesh will see Assembly polls. The final time too, a Assembly elections were hold with a Lok Sabha polls.
The state will opinion to elect 175 legislators to a 176-member Assembly. One member is nominated.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu is a initial Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, given a bifurcation. Naidu has also served as a Chief Minister of a amount state between 1994 and 2004, apropos a longest-serving CM in a state.
Arunachal Pradesh will go to polls for 60 seats. It is ruled by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Pema Khandu. He became a Chief Minister in 2016 after a abdication of Nabam Tuki of a Congress and deception of a President’s rule.
Polling for Odisha’s 147 seats will be hold in 4 phases. Counting of votes will be hold on May 23, along with a Lok Sabha votes. The Odisha Assembly’s tenure ends on Jun 11.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) arch Naveen Patnaik who has ruled a state given 2000 will be contesting for a fifth tenure this year.
Sikkim will see polling for 32-seat Assembly, whose tenure ends on May 27.
The state is ruled by Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF)’s Pawan Chamling who will be contending for sixth term.
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