The Assembly Election results of all five states/ UT will be declared on May 2nd. While Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will see single-phase elections, Assam will go to polls in three phase and West Bengal will have 8 phases.
PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various developmental initiatives in Puducherry. He also laid the foundation stone of different infrastructure projects worth over Rs. 1,2400 crores in Tamil Nadu.
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar stated that environmental permits have been issued for different tourism projects as a part of Niti Aayog's scheme in the three islands, while maintaining the natural beauty and security of Lakshadweep,
The V Narayanaswamy-led Congress government lost the floor test held in Puducherry Assembly. The Puducherry Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundhu announced that the Chief Minister has failed to prove his majority and adjourned the house sine die.