The Election Commission will conduct assembly polls in Manipur in two phases from March 4.
In a press conference, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi told reporters that the polling for the first phase in the northeastern state will be held on March 4 while the second phase polling will be conducted on March 8.
The vote counting for the Manipur polls will be held on March 11.
Here is the poll schedule:
Manipur (60): Two phase elections
Phase - 1 (38)
Date of Notification: Feb 8
Last date of nomination: Feb 15
Last date of scrutiny: Feb 16
Last date of withdrawal of candidates: Feb 18
Election Date: March 4
Ruling Party- Indian National Congress
Chief minister- Okram Ibobi Singh
Total seats- 60
Term ends on- 18 March, 2017