Jharkhand Assembly Elections: Polls to happen in five phases from November 30, counting on December 23
Ranchi : The Election Commission on Friday announced a schedule for Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019. The five-phase elections will start from November 30, and the counting of votes will be done on December 23.
The four other dates on which the elections will be conducted are December 7, 12, 16 and 20.
In the first phase, the elections will be done on the 13 seats. In the second and third phases, 20 and 17 constituencies respectively, will go to polls. On the last two polling dates, 15 and 16 constituencies respectively will cast their votes.
Jharkhand happens to be the third BJP-ruled state after Maharashtra and Haryana to go for polls.
In 2014, the BJP and All Jharkhand Students’ Union (AJSU) had contested the poll together and had won 42 seats. While the BJP bagged 37 seats on its own, its ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) won five. Raghubar Das of the BJP was sworn-in as the Chief Minister.