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The Election Commission of India has announced the complete schedule of assembly elections in five states – Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana. The next round of assembly elections will begin on November 7 and end on November 30. The counting of votes will take place on December 3. Here’s everything you need to know about the election.

Elections (PTI file image)
Elections (PTI file image)

Mizoram is the smallest among the states going to polls. It has 40 assembly constituencies (General-1, SC-nil, ST-39) in total. The electorate size is 8.52 lakh, including 4.39 lakh women. The number of first-time voters is 50,611. The number of voters aged 80 and older is 8,490, including 578 centenarians (aged 100 and older). The gender ratio is 1063.

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Chhattisgarh has 90 constituencies (General-51, SC-10, ST-29). The size of the electorate is 2.03 crore, including 1.02 crore women. Around 7.23 lakh people will be able to vote for the first time. The number of voters aged 80 years and above is 1.86 lakh, including 2,462 centenarians. The gender ratio is 1012.

Madhya Pradesh is the state with the highest number of seats in this round of assembly elections. The state has 230 statuses, including 25 reserved for Scheduled Castes and 47 reserved for Scheduled Tribes. The state has a whopping 2.72 million female voters, including 22.36 lakh first-time voters. 6.53 lakh eligible voters are aged above 6.53 lakh, including 5,124 centenarians.

Over 5.25 million voters, including 2.52 million women, in Rajasthan will be able to elect their representatives in 200 constituencies (SC-24, ST-35). People aged 80 years and above are 11.78 lakh, including 17,241 centenarians.

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Telangana is the youngest state among the five. It has 119 seats (SC-19, ST-12). The size of the electorate is 3.17 crore, including 1.58 crore women.

The total number of people eligible to vote in these 5 states is 16.14 crore.

The Electoral Commission, in its presentation, highlighted the participation of young people in the electoral process. He said there would be 60 lakh people eligible to vote for the first time. 15.39 lakh people are eligible to participate in the elections due to an amendment in the qualification dates. 2,900 polling stations in the five states will be managed by youth.

The Election Commission said that they have improved the gender ratio of the electoral roll in all states compared to the 2018 elections. In total, 23.6 lakh women voters have been added in these states.

In total, 1.77 lakh polling booths will be set up. The Election Commission will ensure webcasting in 1.01 lakh polling stations.

Mizoram will have 1,276 polling stations, Chhattisgarh 24,109 polling stations, Madhya Pradesh 64,523 polling stations, Rajasthan 51,756 and Telangana 35,356 polling stations.

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Women will be in charge at 8,192 stations.

A total of 940 border checkpoints will be established to control the flow of illicit cash, liquor and other forms of incentives. 15 check posts will be established in Mizoram, 105 in Chhattisgarh, 315 in Madhya Pradesh, 357 in Rajasthan and 148 in Telangana.

The Election Commission said that to conduct incentive-free elections, it will ensure strict vigil on suspicious online cash transfers through wallets. It will carry out joint operations between the central and state law enforcement directorates. It will ensure that the movement of cargo through non-scheduled charter flights is carefully controlled.

Election calendar

Mizoran

Gazette notification issue date: October 13, 2023 (Friday)

Last date to submit nominations: October 20, 2023 (Friday)

Nominations Scrutiny Date October 21, 2023 (Saturday)

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures October 23, 2023 (Monday)

Survey date November 7, 2023 (Tuesday)

Counting Date December 3, 2023 (Sunday)

Date by which elections will be completed by December 5, 2023 (Tuesday)

Chattisgarh

Phase 1 (1-20 Ac)

Gazette issue date: October 13, 2023.

Last date to make nominations: October 20, 2023.

Nomination scrutiny date: October 21, 2023.

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: October 23, 2023.

Survey date: November 7

Counting date: December 3

Date by which elections will be completed: December 5

Phase 2 (20-70 Ac)

Gazette issue date: October 21, 2023.

Last date to make nominations: October 30, 2023.

Nomination scrutiny date: October 31, 2023.

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: November 2

Survey date: November 17

Counting date: December 3

Date by which elections will be completed: December 5

Madhya Pradesh Survey Events (230 BC)

Bulletin Notification Issue Date – October 21, 2023 (Saturday)

Last date to submit nominations: October 30, 2023 (Monday)

Nomination scrutiny date: October 31, 2023 (Tuesday)

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: November 2, 2023 (Thursday)

Survey date: November 17, 2023 (Friday)

Counting date: December 3, 2023 (Sunday)

Date before which elections will be held: December 5, 2023 (Tuesday)

Rajasthan Survey Events (200 BC)

Bulletin notification issue date: October 30, 2023 (Monday)

Last date to submit nominations: November 6, 2023 (Monday)

Nomination scrutiny date: November 7, 2023 (Tuesday)

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: November 9, 2023 (Thursday)

Survey date: November 23, 2023 (Thursday)

Counting date: December 3, 2023 (Sunday)

Date by which elections will be completed: December 5, 2023 (Tuesday)

Telangana Survey Events (119 BC)

Bulletin Notification Issue Date: November 3, 2023 (Friday)

Last date to make nominations: November 10, 2023 (Friday)

Nomination scrutiny date: November 13, 2023 (Monday)

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures: November 15, 2023 (Wednesday)

Survey date: November 30, 2023 (Thursday)

Counting date: December 3, 2023 (Sunday)

Date by which elections will be completed: December 5, 2023 (Tuesday)

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