Madhya Pradesh will go to poll in a single phase on November 28 and the counting of votes will be held on December 11, Election Commissioner OP Rawat announced on Saturday. The 230-seat Madhya Pradesh assembly will go to polls along with Mizoram. The Model Code of Conduct comes into force with immediate effect, Election Commissioner OP Rawat said.
The last date for candidates to file nomination will be November 9 and scrutiny of nomination will be on November 12.
Along with Madhya Pradesh, EC also announced the dates for the upcoming elections in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana. The elections in Chhattisgarh will be held in two phases on 12 and 20th November while the other four states will go to poll in a single phase. Voting in Mizoram will be held on 28 November while voting in Rajasthan and Telangana will be held on December 7. The entire election exercise will end by December 15.
While the term of the Mizoram Assembly ends on December 15, the terms of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan assemblies are to end on January 5, 2019, January 7 and January 20 respectively.