West Bengal assembly polls will be held in eight phases
The West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in eight phases. Read full details inside this report of Dynamite News.
New Delhi: The West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in eight phases with polling to take place on 27 March, 1st, 6th, 10th, 17th, 22nd, 26th and 29 April, with the counting of votes to take place on 2nd May, according to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora.
The ECI has appointed two special police observers -- Vivek Dubey and MK Das -- for West Bengal.
With the announcement of the election schedule, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force in the state.
"Model Code of Conduct to come into force immediately after the announcement of the election dates. The commission has made adequate arrangements to ensure effective implementation of MCC guidelines," Arora said.