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Haryana, Maharashtra go to assembly polls on Oct 21

New Delhi : Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra will be held on 21st October and the counting of votes will take place on 24th October.

The Model Code of conduct in these states has come into force with immediate effect.

Announcing the poll schedule in here today, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said, the election process in both the states will be completed by 27th of October.

Notification will be issued on 27th of September and the last date for filing nominations will be 4th October.

Maharashtra has 288 seats and Haryana 90 seats. The five-year term of the legislative assemblies of Haryana will expire on 2nd November and Maharashtra on the 9th November. Maharashtra has 8.9 crore electorate while Haryana has 1.82 crore voters.

The scrutiny will be held on 5th October and the last date for withdrawal of the nomination will be 7th of October.

By-elections to 64 assembly constituencies across the country will be held simultaneously on 21st of October and counting on 24th of October.

The Chief Election Commissioner said, special security arrangements have been made in Naxal affected areas.  He asked political parties to avoid the use of plastic in their campaigns.

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