Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Lokshabha Election 2014

India goes to polls from April 7, results on May 16



STATE-WISE LIST OF ELECTION DATES

Arunachal Pradesh: April 9
Assam: April 7, 12 and 24
Bihar: April 10, 17, 24, 30, May 7 and 12
Chhattisgarh: April 10, 17, 24
Goa: April 17
Gujarat: April 30
Haryana: April 10
Himachal Pradesh: May 7
J&K: april 10, 17, 24, 30, may 7
Jharkhand: April 10, 17, 24
Karnataka: April 17
Kerala: April 10
MP: April 10, 17, 24
Maharashtra: April 10, 17 24
Manipur: April 9, 17
Meghalaya: April 9
Mizoram: April 9
Nagaland: April 9
Odisha: April 10, 17
Punjab: April 30
Rajasthan: April 17, 24
Sikkim: April 12
Tamil Nadu: April 24
Tripura: April 7 and 12
Uttar Pradesh: April 10, 17, 24, 30, May 7 and 12
Uttarkhand: May 7
West Bengal: April 17, 24, 30, May 7, 12
Andaman and Nicobar Islands: April 10
Chandigarh: April 12
Dadra and Nagar Haveli: April 12
Daman and Diu: April 30
Lakshwadeep: April 10
Puducherry: April 24





The guidelines that followed the SC's directions in this regard have now been made a part of the Model Code.

From the coming elections, candidates in a parliamentary constituency in bigger states can spend up to Rs.70 lakh on their campaign, up from Rs.40 lakh in 2011. In the 2009 elections, it was Rs.25 lakh. Another first in the Lok Sabha elections will be the introduction of the 'None of the Above' option, which came into vogue in the Assembly elections a few months ago.