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Jharkhand assembly election 2019 schedule: all you need to know

Jharkhand assembly election 2019 schedule: The counting of votes will take place in Jharkhand on December 23, 2019.

Nov 1, 2019 18:03 IST
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Jharkhand assembly election 2019 schedule: Jharkhand Legislative Assembly Elections 2019 will be held in five phases from November 30 in the 81 constituencies of the state. The counting of votes will take place on December 23, 2019.

The five-year term of the current Jharkhand legislative assembly is scheduled to expire on January 5, 2020. The Jharkhand legislative assembly has a total strength of 81 seats, out of which 9 are reserved for SC and 28 for ST.

As per the final electoral rolls published by January 2019, Jharkhand has 2.265 electors, out of which 1.187 crore are male voters, 1.080 crore are female voters, 40,336 are service voters.

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Jharkhand assembly election result date: December 23

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019 schedule 

Polling Events

Phase 1

Phase 2

Phase 3

Phase 4

Phase 5

Assembly Constituencies

(Total-81)

13

20

17

15

16

Date of issue of notification

November 6

November 11

November 16

November 22

November 26

Last date of making nomination

November 13

November 18

November 25

November 29

December 3

Date of scrutiny

November 14

November 19

November 26

November 30

December 4

Last date of withdrawal

November 16

November 21

November 28

December 2

December 6

Date of polls

November 30

December 7

December 12

December 16

December 20

Date of counting

December 23

December 23

December 23

December 23

December 23

Date of Completion

December 29

December 29

December 29

December 29

December 29

Jharkhand Legislative election voters list

The Election Commission announced that according to the 2011 census, 26. 21 percent of the population in Jharkhand is ST, while 12.08 percent is SC. Among the total population of 3.298 crore, 86.08 lakh was Schedule Tribe, 39.74 lakh was Schedule caste.

Overall, as per the final electoral rolls published by January 2019, Jharkhand has 2.265 electors, out of which 1.187 crore are male voters, 1.080 crore are female voters and 40,336 are service voters.

How will elections happen in Maoist-affected areas?

The Election Commission revealed that an ECI team led by Sudeep Jain, Deputy Election commissioner, along with some colleagues, had visited Jharkhand on October 17 and 18 to take stock of the preparedness in the state and met all the political parties and key state officials.

Adequate personnel of the central armed forces has been deployed in the state for security during the elections so that listed voters from all sections of the society can exercise their right to vote without fear. Special security arrangements will also be in place for the Maoist-affected areas.

The Election Commission identified 19 districts out of the total 90 as majorly Maoist-affected areas and out of these, 13 were identified to be the worst-affected. The Election Commission clarified that other districts are also affected by the left-wing extremism but 19 are extreme and 13 are very extreme. Overall, 67 assembly constituencies are majorly Maoist-affected.

Background

To facilitate the voters, the Election Commission has assured that every polling station will have the minimum facilities and special provisions will be in place for persons with disabilities and senior citizens. The Election Commission has identified 2,09,185 electors with disabilities in the state.

The number of polling stations has also been increased since the last assembly elections. Previously there were 24648 polling stations and now there will be 29464 polling stations, which is a 20 percent increase.

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