Election officers named for all 16 Chennai constituencies

Chennai: Returning Officers for the upcoming Assembly elections have been appointed for the 16 Assembly Constituencies in Chennai today. The details of the elections observers have also been released.

Meanwhile, Chief Election Officer of Tamilnadu Satyabrata Sahoo today held a meeting with the registered parties in the State to discuss about the election model code of conduct. The Election Commission of India had recently announced the poll schedule for the Tamilnadu Assembly election on 26 February.

The Election Model Code of Conduct came into effect from that day. The voting to elect a total of 234 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) will be done in a single phase on 6 April, the ECI said.

According to the ECI, the last date of nominations is 19 March, scrutiny of nominations on 20 March, the last date of withdrawal of candidature is 22 March while the counting will be done on 2 May.

 

NT Bureau