The terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh are normally due to expire as follows:
Date/s for Assembly Election
Phase-1: 04.03.2017 ; Phase-2: 08.03.2017
Phase-1: 11.02.2017 ; Phase-2: 15.02.2017 ; Phase-3: 19.02.2017 ;
Phase-4: 23.02.2017 ; Phase-5: 27.02.2017 ; Phase-6: 04.03.2017 ;
By virtue of its powers, duties and functions under Article 324 read with Article 172(1) of the Constitution of India and Section 15 of Representation of the People Act, 1951, the Commission is required to hold general elections to constitute the new Legislative Assemblies in the States of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh before expiry of their present terms.
As per the established practice, the Election Commission holds the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of the States whose terms expire around the same time, together
The full text of the Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies can be accessed through the following link: