EC likely to Announce Poll Dates for JK, Jharkhand

Published: 25th October 2014 02:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th October 2014 02:26 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: The Election Commission is likely to announce schedule for assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand today.

The EC has called a press conference this evening at 4 PM and Commission sources said the poll schedule for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand would be announced.

While the term of the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly ends on January 19, the term of 81-member Jharkhand assembly expires on January 3.

Keeping in mind the difficult terrain and prevailing security situation in both the states, EC is likely to announce multiple-phase elections.

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