Assembly polls in 5 states likely in Feb: Sources

Sources said on Monday that the Assembly Elections due next year in five states could be held as early as February.

Last Updated: Dec 12, 2011, 16:53 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Sources said on Monday that the Assembly Elections due next year in five states could be held as early as February.

According to highly-placed sources, polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa could take place in February and the entire process would be over by first week of March.
The Election Commission, sources said, may announce the poll schedule soon.

While in UP Mayawati’s BSP is in power, Congress is the ruling party in Manipur and Goa. In Punjab, the BJP-SAD combine is in power while Uttarakhand has a BJP government.