New Delhi: December,8(STN) As per the announcement made by the Election Commission, the nomination process for Punjab elections will start from January 21, 2022. In addition, the voting process will take place on February 14, 2022. Earlier, the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections were held on February 4.
According to the announcement, the nomination process, which started on January 20, will end on January 28. Candidates can withdraw their names till January 31. At the same time, the commission said that the counting of votes in the electoral states including Punjab would take place simultaneously on March 10.
This time a significant change has been made in the nomination process due to corona infection. Candidates will also be able to register their names through the Commission’s Suwidha app. The last date for nominations is February. Candidates will be able to withdraw their names in March.
With the announcement of the program of Assembly elections in five states by the Election Commission, the code of conduct has come into force. Under this all the elected representatives including the Punjab government will no longer be able to inaugurate any construction including any new announcement. At the same time the expenses incurred by the candidates will also be added to the election expenses.
Elections will be held in seven phases in five states. The first round of voting will be held in Uttar Pradesh on February 10. In Uttar Pradesh, voting will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7. Voting will take place on February 14 in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa and on February 27 and March 3 in Manipur. Counting will take place in all the states on March 10. The recruitment process in Punjab will start from January 21.