Delhi, Feb 26: The Election Commission has announced the poll dates for assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry. Election to the 126-member Assam Assembly, 140-member Kerala Assembly, 234-member Tamil Nadu Assembly, 294-member West Bengal Assembly and 30-member Puducherry Assembly will be held between March 27 and April 29. The results for all assembly elections will be announced on May 2.

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Complete poll schedule

Counting Day: May 2

West Bengal – 8 phases

First Phase: March 27

Second Phase: April 1

Third Phase: April 6

Fourth Phase: April 10

Fifth Phase: April 17

Sixth Phase: April 22

Seventh Phase: April 26

Eight Phase: April 29


Tamil Nadu – Single Phase – April 6

Puducherry – Single Phase – April 6

Kerala – Single Phase – April 6


Assam – Three phases

First Phase: March 27

Second Phase: April 1

Third Phase: April 6

  • The polling for 30 assembly seats in Puducherry Assembly will be held on April 6, along with Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
  • West Bengal Assembly Election will be held in eight phases.First phase polling to be held in five districts on March 27

    Second phase of polling to be held in 30 assembly constituencies on April 1

    Third phase: April 6

    Fourth phase: April 10

    Fifth phase: April 17

    Sixth phase: April 22

    Seventh phase: April 26

    Eight phase: April 29

  • All 234 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu will go to polls along with Kerala on April 6.
  • All seats of the Kerala Assembly will go to polls in a single phase on April 6.
  • The results of all upcoming assembly elections will be out on May 2.
  • Assam polls will be held in three phases.First Phase: March 27

    Second Phase: April 1

    Third Phase: April 6

    Couting on May 2

  • CEC Sunil Arora thanked media personnel for their support during his term as chief election commission which will end on April 13. This will be his last press conference as CEC.