West Bengal Assembly Election 2016 Schedule

Election Commission of India has released dates of West bengal Assembly elections. Vidhan Sabha Chunav (Assembly Polls 2016) will be held in 6 Phases starting from 4th April.

Date of Poll : April 4, 11, 17, 21, 25, 30 & May 5

Number of constituencies: 294

Number of phases: 6* (18, 56, 62, 49, 53, 56 )

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: March 11&14, 22, 28, April 1, 4, 7

Last Date for Nominations: March 18&21, 29, April 4, 8, 11

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations: March 19&22, 30, April 5, 9, 19

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: March 21&26, April 1, 7, 11, 21

Date of poll: April 4&11, 17, 21, 25, 30, May 5

*First phase will be held on two days.

West Bengal (WB) Assembly Election 2016 Dates

Sl. No. Poll Event 1 st Phase
1 (a) (18 ACs) 1(b) (31 ACs)
2nd Phase
(56 ACs)
3rd Phase
(62 ACs)
4th Phase
(49 ACs)
5th Phase
( 53 ACs)
6th Phase
( 25 ACs)
1 Issue of Notification 11.03.2016 (FRI) 14.03.2016 (MON) 22.03.2016 (TUE) 28.03.2016 (MON) 01.04.2016 (FRI) 04.04.2016 (MON) 11.04.2016 (MON)
2 Last date for making Nominations 18.03.2016 (FRI) 21.03.2016 (MON) 29.03.2016 (TUE) 04.04.2016 (MON) 08.04.2016 (FRI) 11.04.2016 (MON) 18.04.2016 (MON)
3 Scrutiny of Nominations 19.03.2016 (SAT) 22.03.2016 (TUE) 30.03.2016 (WED) 05.04.2016 (TUE) 09.04.2016 (SAT) 12.04.2016 (TUE) 19.04.2016 (TUE)
4 Last date for withdrawal of candidature 21.03.2016 (MON) 26.03.2016 (SAT) 01.04.2016 (FRI) 07.04.2016 (THU) 11.04.2016 (MON) 16.04.2016 (SAT) 21.04.2016 (THU)
5 Date of Poll 04.04.2016 (MON) 11.04.2016 (MON) 17.04.2016 (SUN) 21.04.2016 (THU) 25.04.2016 (MON) 30.04.2016 (SAT) 05.05.2016 (THU)
6 Counting of Votes 19.05.2016 (THU) 19.05.2016 (THU) 19.05.2016 (THU) 19.05.2016 (THU) 19.05.2016 (THU) 19.05.2016 (THU) 19.05.2016 (THU)
7 Date before which election process shall be completed 21.05.2016 (SAT) 21.05.2016 (SAT) 21.05.2016 (SAT) 21.05.2016 (SAT) 21.05.2016 (SAT) 21.05.2016 (SAT) 21.05.2016 (SAT)

 

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