The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates of Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Mizoram on Saturday, 6 October.

Assembly Elections 2018: Counting of Votes for 5 States on 11 Dec

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The counting of votes in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana would be held on 11 December, the Chief Election Commissioner said on Saturday, 6 October.

The Assembly election in Chhattisgarh would be held in two phases – on 12 and 20 November.

In Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, the polls would be held on 28 November. And in Telangana and Rajasthan, the elections would be held on 7 December.

  • The model code of conduct in the four states – Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram – came into effect from Saturday
  • The bypolls in Shimoga, Bellary and Mandya in Karnataka would be held on 3 November, the CEC said

'We Will Repeat Our Victory in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh': RS Prasad

Speaking after the announcement of election dates for MP, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the "BJP will contest elections in a conclusive and decisive manner" and shall repeat their victory in the states "very convincingly".

“People will give their blessings to us, we are very sure about it, and we’ll also do very well in Telangana and Mizoram.”
Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Telangana to Vote on 7 December

The state of Telangana will be going to polls on 7 December, along with Rajasthan.

Assembly Elections 2018: Counting of Votes for 5 States on 11 Dec

Rajasthan to Vote on 7 December

The state of Rajasthan will be going to polls on 7 December, along with Telangana.

Assembly Elections 2018: Counting of Votes for 5 States on 11 Dec

Here is the current strength of the Rajasthan Assembly along with the seat share:

Assembly Elections 2018: Counting of Votes for 5 States on 11 Dec

Mizoram Polls to be Held on 28 November

The polling in Mizoram will take place on 28 November. The state of Madhya Pradesh will also vote on the same day.

Assembly Elections 2018: Counting of Votes for 5 States on 11 Dec

Here is the current strength of the Mizoram Assembly along with the seat share:

Assembly Elections 2018: Counting of Votes for 5 States on 11 Dec