Election commission announces Assembly elections in 4 states namely West Bengal, Kerala, Assam and Tamil Nadu and a U.T. Puducherry to be held from 4 April to 16 May.

The model code of conduct immediately comes into force after announcement of election schedule.

Highlights of upcoming Assembly elections:

1.    The electronic voting machines for the first time will carry a NOTA (none of the above) option.

2.    Photographs of the candidates will also be featured alongside voting buttons to reduce confusion among voters.

3.    Arrangements have been made for special women only polling stations in several constituencies 

All the best!