Announcement of the program for 2018 election for the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura

Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura To Vote Next Month, Results On March 3

Question- On January 18th, 2018, the Election Commission announced the election program for the states of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura. When will the counting of votes in all 3 states will be held?
(a) March 5, 2018
(b) March 3, 2018
(c) March 18 2018
(d) February 28 2018
Answer- (b) 
Related Facts:

  • On January 18th, 2018, the Election Commission announced the program for elections in the North-Eastern states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya.
  • 60 member’s Tripura assembly elections will be issued on January 24th, 2018.
  • On 18th February, 2018 votes will be cast.
  • While the notification for elections in Nagaland and Meghalaya with 60-member assembly will be issued on January 31, 2018.
  • On 27th February, 2018 votes will be cast in both the states.
  • The counting of votes will be counted on March 3rd, 2018 in all the three states.
  • It is noteworthy that the term of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura assemblies ends on March 6, March 13, and March 14 respectively.
  • The three assemblies have strength of 60-60 members.

Reference:                               
https://www.jansatta.com/national/meghalaya-tripura-nagaland-assembly-election-2018-date-live-updates-meghalaya-tripura-nagaland-vidhan-sabha-chunav-date-to-be-announced-by-ec-today/551826/
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/poll-dates-for-meghalaya-tripura-and-nagaland-to-be-announced-by-election-commission-today-1801533
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/ec-announces-polling-schedule-for-meghalaya-nagaland-tripura/articleshow/62551482.cms

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