New Delhi, Jan 18: The Election Commission on Thursday announced the schedule for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assembly elections.
While addressing a press conference, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti said Tripura will vote on February 18, 2017. While polling in Meghalaya and Nagaland will take place on February 27 (Tuesday).
Counting for all the three states will be conducted on March 3, 2018. The results will be declared on the same day.
A total strength of the three assemblies is 60 members each.
Election to the three states to be held in two rounds.
The term of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura legislative assemblies will end on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively.
Announcing the poll schedule, Chief Election Commissioner informed VVPATs and EVMs will be used in the three states for the very first time.